(Ghent 1623 - Antwerp 1687)
A Castle with a Moat
Signed AE Neyts fecit at the lower left and numbered 12.13 at the lower right.
Extensively inscribed Composita à / Johanne au sc benco / Geertaine de la maison / du Suchfelen...[etc]. on the verso.
133 x 191 mm. (5 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.)
Probably a pupil of Lucas van Uden, Aegidius (known as Gillis) Neyts was a Flemish landscape painter and draughtsman. In 1647 he is recorded as a Master in the Antwerp Guild. Two albums of drawings by Neyts are in the British Museum.