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Master Drawings New York, 2010

Master Drawings New York
January 22-February 20, 2010

For the fifth year running Crispian Riley-Smith will be exhibiting at Shepherd-Derom galleries with Margot Gordon.

Crispian Riley-Smith will be exhibiting a special exhibition on Dutch and Flemish drawings and watercolours from the 16th to 19th centuries. There will be recent acquisitions from private collections which are fresh to the market. A selection of the highlights are a spectacular watercolour by Johannes Huibert Prins of 'A Capriccio of a Dutch Town', 'A View of Delft', a rare topographical drawing by Joannis Jacobus Bijlaert, a charming animal study of 'Studies of a seated and sleeping Spaniel' by Tethart Haag, 'A Ram' by Pieter Holsteijn II, three genre drawings by Jan van Ravenswaay, 'Woodcutters in a Landscape' by the rare Vincent van der Vinne, 'A view of Heiligeweg, Amsterdam' by Hermanus Schouten, 'A Wooded Landscape' by Daniel Kerkhoff, and seven ornithological watercolours by Aert Schouman.

There are also a number of fresh works to the market from the Italian Schools, including a new addition to the work of Guido Reni, 'Head of Saint Jerome' for the painting in the Hermitage, from a distinguished British collections.

In addition, from the French Schools, there is a stunning pastel by Jean-Baptiste Pillement of 'A Mill Beside a River'.

You are cordially invited to attend receptions for the exhibition at Shepherd-Derom Galleries, 58 East 79th Street, New York, NY 10075, telephone +1 212 861 4050 on

Friday January 22, 4-9pm and Saturday 23 January 3-6pm

For full details on the exhibition location and other works on exhibitions click here.

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