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A Winter Scene with Two Gentlemen Playing Colf  1620

by Hendrick Avercamp

Under a pale grey winter sky, a variety of figures enjoy ice skating, sledging and conversing. In the foreground, two men play colf, a traditional Dutch sport that is a cross between golf and ice hockey. Hendrik Avercamp, was the first Dutch artist to elevate watercolor and gouache drawings to the status of paintings. His skill is visible here in details like the fine pen ...
9.4 x 15.6 cm
Pencil, pen and ink, and gouache
Courtesy of The Getty