The Courtyard of Burg Altena Castle, Schüttorf, near Bentheim Sold
Black chalk and grey wash, with framing lines in brown ink. Signed with the artist’s monogram AB and inscribed and dated Schuttorf 1833 at the lower left. Further inscribed by the artist te Schuttorf on the verso. 218 x 242 mm. (8 5/8 x 9 1/2 in.)ENQUIRE
Albertus Brondgeest painted views of the castle of Burg Altena in a number of paintings of c.1830. The present sheet is particularly close to a painting of the same view of a corner of the courtyard.
Iohan Quirijn van Regteren Altena, Amsterdam (his posthumous sale stamp [Lugt 4617] stamped on the verso)Thence by descent.