(b. ca. 1567, Mechelen, d. after 1624, Prague)

Landscape with Ruins

Pen, brown ink, wash, 203 x 165 mm
Szépművészeti Múzeum, Budapest

In this drawing Stevens applied a characteristically Late Mannerist solution: architectural remains and huge stones in the foreground frame the perspective view of a townscape, either Roman or imaginary, opening up through it.

© Web Gallery of Art, created by Emil Krén and Daniel Marx.