CRUQUIUS, Nicolaas Samuel
(b. 1678, Vlieland, d. 1754, Spaarndam)
Gardens on the Nieuwe Laan1701
Watercolour on parchment, 238 x 414 mm
Cruquius's Gardens on the Nieuwe Laan is a valuable document, since artists rarely recorded everyday gardens of this type. This coloured drawing is signed and dated "Kruikius 1701".