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Painting Title Paturage en Hollande
Alternative Title Cattle
Collection York Art Gallery
Artist Haas, Johannes Hubertus Leonardus de (Dutch painter, 1832-1908)
Date 1868 (dated)
Signed yes
Description A group of three cows and a bull is depicted beside a stream in a meadow with pollarded willows. Johannes Hubertus Leonardus de Haas was a Dutch animal and landscape painter, and a peripheral figure of the Hague School. He often painted cattle in landscapes. In 1860 he won the gold medal at the exhibition of Utrecht, and in 1869 he received gold medals for his work at exhibitions in Munich.
Current Accession Number YORAG : 1143
Inscription front lr ‘J H S de Haas’
Subject animal (cows); landscape
Measurements 80.6 x 151.1 cm
Material oil on canvas
Acquisition Details Bequeathed by John Burton 1882'.
Principal Exhibitions Yorkshire Fine Art and Industrial Institution, Summer Exhibition, York, 1883, no. 64, as 'Cattle' .
Publications Howarth, E., Catalogue of Pictures in the Permanent Collection, York, 1907, cat. 36, p. 23, illus. p. 25; York Art Gallery Catalogue - Catalogue of Paintings, Vol. III: English and European 19th and 20th centuries, The Reserve Collection, City of York Art Gallery, York, 1974, p. 31.
Notes

The painting YORAG : 356 has a warranty label on reverse, dated 1868 and inscribed 'Bruxelles' .

John Burton (1799-1882) was a horse dealer and farmer; he created a collection of paintings (mainly Victorian) in his villa in Poppleton, Yorkshire. He had been on the organising committees for the 1866 and 1879 exhibitions in York and decided to leave his collection to the citizens of York rather than his first choice, the National Gallery (he was persuaded to change his will a month prior to his death). The Burton Bequest of 127 pictures founded the York Gallery's permanent collection.

Rights Owner York Museums Trust (York Art Gallery)
Author Dr Magdalena Łanuszka
 

 

 

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