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 Ruisdael, Jacob van (Dutch painter and draftsman, born 1628 or 1629, died 1682) , Landscape with a Ruined Tower

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Title Landscape with a Ruined Tower
Collection Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums): Kelvingrove Museum
Artist Ruisdael, Jacob van (Dutch painter and draftsman, born 1628 or 1629, died 1682)
Date Earliest probably about 1646
Date Latest probably about 1648
Signed yes
Description To right foreground is a square tower in a ruinous state standing beside a clump of trees and a cottage. The left foreground is occupied by a stream and on its right bank, in front of the tower, a woman is spreading clothes to dry.
Current Accession Number 611
Former Accession Number 420 (1893)
Inscription front ll (in monogram) 'JR'
Subject landscape; figure
Measurements 47.0 x 63.2 cm cm (estimate)
Material oil on panel
Acquisition Details Bequeathed by Mrs John Graham-Gilbert 1877.
Provenance C. Scarisbrick sale, Christie's, London, 11 May 1861, lot 120, bought by John Graham-Gilbert (1794-1866), £225.15s; by descent to Mrs. John Graham-Gilbert.
Publications Hofstede de Groot, C., 'Hollandsche Kunst in Schotland', Oud Holland, 11, 1893, p. 144, no. 420; Hofstede de Groot, C., A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch Painters of the Seventeenth Century, V, London, 1913, Ruisdael, no. 38; Rosenberg, J., Jacob van Ruisdael, Berlin, 1928, cat. no. 468, as of the Castle of Bedrode; Simon, K. E., 'Isaack van Ruisdael', The Burlington Magazine, LXVII, 1935, pp. 8, 14; Miles, H., Catalogue of Dutch and Flemish Paintings in the Glasgow Art Gallery, Glasgow, 1961, I, p. 124, no. 611, II, p. 76; Slive, S., Jacob van Ruisdael: A Complete Catalogue, New Haven and London, 2001, pp. 389-390, no. 537, as c. 1646/48.
Rights Owner Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums)
Author Robert Wenley



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