BRAY, Jan de
(b. ca. 1627, Haarlem, d. 1697, Haarlem)

Haarlem Printer Abraham Casteleyn and His Wife Margarieta van Bancken

Pen and brush, 102 x 203 mm
Fondation Custodia, Paris

This pen drawing was probably a plan for a painting, a proposal to be to be shown for the patron for his approval. Part of it he rejected and the children on the right, climbing some steps and carrying produce from the garden, were omitted from the painting.