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Attributed to manner of Wijnants, Jan (Dutch painter, ca. 1635-1684) , Landscape in Dunes with Married Couple

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Title Landscape in Dunes with Married Couple
Alternative Title Landscape with Figures Beside a Pond
Collection Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums): Kelvingrove Museum
Artist Attributed to manner of Wijnants, Jan (Dutch painter, ca. 1635-1684)
Previously attributed to Wijnants, Jan (Dutch painter, ca. 1635-1684)
Date Earliest possibly about 1660
Date Latest possibly about 1684
Description In foreground and to the right is a sandbank with a road beside a pond in middle distance, a house and a cornfield. A lady in a blue dress and gentleman process along the road as a young black boy shades them with a tall parasol. A solitary walker and some cattle are also present.
Current Accession Number 63
Former Accession Number 93 (1855); 553 (1893)
Inscription front lr 'J. Wynants'
Subject landscape; figure
Measurements 32.4 x 39.3 cm cm (estimate)
Material oil on panel
Acquisition Details Bequeathed by Archibald McLellan 1854.
Publications Smith, J., Supplement to the Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of Dutch, Flemish and French Painters, London, 1842, no. 39, as figures by Wouwerman (as in McLellan collection); Waagen, G., Treasures of Art in Great Britain, London, III, 1854, p. 287; McLellan Catalogue, Glasgow, 1855, p. 6, no. 93; Hofstede de Groot, C., 'Hollandsche Kunst in Schotland', Oud Holland, 11, 1893, p. 146, no. 553, as of dubious authenticity; Hofstede de Groot, C., A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch Painters of the Seventeenth Century, VIII, London, 1927, Wijnants, no. 265; Miles, H., Catalogue of Dutch and Flemish Paintings in the Glasgow Art Gallery, Glasgow, 1961, I, p. 156, no. 63, II, p. 93, as ascribed to Wijnants; Eisele, K., Jan Wijnants 1631/32-1684, Ein Niederländische Maler der Ideallandschaft in Goldenen Jahrhundert, Stuttgart, 2000, p. 203, no. D15.
Notes The signature is false.
Rights Owner Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums)
Author Robert Wenley
 

 

 

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