LOT 265
SOLD €600,00

Album amicorum Broese/ Van Rhijn-Snoeck Breda 1826 - c. 1845

Album of "mejuffrouw C.E. [Betsie] Snoeck", abundantly filled with 26 contributions in pen and ink, 13 full-page drawings in various media with the text in pen on the reverse (1x recto), 6 contributions with the text and a drawing recto, 7 contributions with embroidery (with appliqués) and text recto, 3 leaves with extremely refined perforating pen work with relief of flowers with text, an oak leaf perforated down to the veins, a piece of clipping art in black on white mount, and ± 20 unused sheets of paper in various colours, all loose in the original gilt red morocco portfolio with gilt-lettered "spuvenir" on front board, 5 ties, oblong small 8vo.

Very rich album in perfect condition. Incl.: (1) Gouache of a boy with dog in landscape: "Bredake den 1 Julijke 1832ke. Ter gedachtenisse van uw liefhebbende Broederke Simon van Rijn Snoeck"; (2) Beautiful gouache river landscape with castles, figures and boats, signed "Osterbein" (1838); (3) View of a house in pencil, by J. van Kamen (1843); (4) View of a ruin in grisaille by A.G. Kempers (1840); (5) Beautiful coastal view in grisaille signed "Jac. Hend. Franc. Jansen 1833"; (6) Extremely detailed oak leaf perforated down to its veins to be held against the light with the album leaf to which it is affixed as similar-shaped mount, with motto "Langzaam maar zeker!", by "Uw vriendin J.A. Bührmann"; (7) Bifolium with in one leaf beautiful detailed perforation work in the shape of flowers, facing a poem by Elize Matthes (1832) on the other leaf (with 2 other similar examples); (8) Embroidered bouquet in coloured silk, above a poem by M.D. van der Feen (1833); (9) Similar embroidery with appliqués by M.M. Deeleman (1844) (with several other similar examples); (10) Poem besides a small gouache of violas by "votre (...) cousin M.E. Matthes" (1830) (with 4 similar examples). Also manuscript contributions by J. Tempelman (Breda, 1837), Herman Broese (Breda, 1842), Henriëtte Lindenberg (Breda, 1836), J.D. Snoeck (Breda, 1830), J. van Reijn (Rotterdam, 1830), Simon van Rijn (Rotterdam, 1830), M.E. Schanikes née Van der Mee (Breda, 1830), M.P. Huijsers (Breda, 1831), E.C. Snoeck née Van Rijn (mother of Betsie, Breda, 1831), C.J.H. de Jongh (Rotterdam, 1831) and J.G. Bouwmeester (Rotterdam, 1833).

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