« Many times the drawing presents the finest opportunity
to value a master’s artistic greatness properly. »

Herbert Girardet in Horst Vey,
(Herbert Girardet Collection – Dutch and Flemish Masters),
catalog of the exhibition Cologne & Rotterdam 1970, pp. 8 f.



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