Signed with initial in pen and ink A:fec:
Pencil, pen and grey ink and wash, pen and brown ink framing lines
71 x 106 mm. (2 x 4 in.)
SOLD TO A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
Erik P. Lffler and Charles Dumas have confirmed the attribution to Aartman1.
Other monochrome and signed drawings by Aartman are in the Royal Collection at Windsor Castle2.
1.Written communication, 2 January 2008.
2.C.White and C.Crawley, The Dutch and Flemish Drawings of the Fifteenth to the Early Nineteenth Centuries in the Collection of Her Majesty the Queen at Windsor Castle, Cambridge, 1994, numbers 548-550.