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Title Studies of Heads of Peasants
Collection New Art Gallery Walsall
Artist Attributed to circle of Sorgh, Hendrik Martensz. (Dutch painter, born 1609 or 1611, died 1670)
Date Earliest probably about 1630
Date Latest probably about 1670
Description Heads of a young woman and man. The woman in three-quarter profile wears white cap and collar. She looks out of the picture towards the right of the composition. The head of the man leans towards her as if to speak to her.
Current Accession Number GR 240b
Subject everyday life
Measurements 7.5 x 9 cm.0 cm (estimate)
Material oil on canvas; panel
Acquisition Details Given by Kathleen Epstein 1972.
Publications Vigurs, P., The Garman Ryan Collection. Illustrated Catalogue, Walsall, 1976, p. 115; McGregor, S., A Shared Vision: The Garman Ryan Collection at the New Art Gallery Walsall, London, 1999, p.121.
Notes Collection formed between 1959 and 1972. Inscription on back, 'Attributed to Jacob von Croesbeck '
Rights Owner The Garman Ryan Collection, The New Art Gallery Walsall
Author Dr Patricia Smyth



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