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Attributed to Colonia, Adam (Dutch painter, 1634-1685) , A Landscape with Goats

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Title A Landscape with Goats
Collection Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums): Kelvingrove Museum
Artist Attributed to Colonia, Adam (Dutch painter, 1634-1685)
Previously attributed to manner of Begeyn, Abraham (Dutch painter, born 1637 or 1638, died 1697)
Previously attributed to Pynacker, Adam (Dutch painter and printmaker, ca. 1620-1673)
Date Earliest about 1665
Date Latest about 1685
Description This painting of a landscape with a group of four goats and a sheep in the foreground, has been attributed to a wide range of artists; Moucheron, Adam Pynacker, Abraham Begeyn and currently to Adam Colonia (1634-1658), who spent most of his life in England. This artist, born in Rotterdam, painted Italianate landscapes, which he filled with animated figures and animals.
Current Accession Number 346
Subject landscape; animal (goat); figure
Measurements 31.7 x 48.7 cm cm (estimate)
Material oil on panel
Acquisition Details Given by William Euing 1856.
Publications Hofstede de Groot, C., 'Hollandsche Kunst in Schotland', Oud Holland, vol. 11, 1893, p. 142, as close in style to Moucheron; Catalogue, Descriptive and Historical, of the Pictures in the Glasgow Art Galleries and Museums, Glasgow, 1935, cat. no. 346, p. 295, as by Pynacker; Miles, H., Dutch and Flemish, Netherlandish and German Paintings, Glasgow Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow, 1961, vol. 1, p. 22, vol. 2, ill. p. 35, as style of Begeyn; Wright, C., Dutch Landscape Painting, Newcastle uponTyne, 1983, p. 96, as by Colonia; Wright, C., Dutch Paintng in the Seventeenth Century, London, 1989, p. 167, as by Begeyn.
Rights Owner Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums)
Author Suzanne Veldink



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