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 Hondius, Abraham (Dutch painter, ca. 1625-1691) , A Swan Enraged by Dogs

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Title A Swan Enraged by Dogs
Collection Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums): Kelvingrove Museum
Artist Hondius, Abraham (Dutch painter, ca. 1625-1691)
Date Earliest possibly about 1635
Date Latest 1695
Signed yes
Description The swan, with wings outstretched and beak open, has beaten off an attack by one dog which has turned away. However, two more dogs are bounding in from the left. The background is of architectural ruins and fragments.
Current Accession Number 22
Former Accession Number 36 (1855); 236 (1893)
Inscription front ul 'Abraham Hondius'
Subject animal (swan; dog)
Measurements 25.4 x 34.9 cm cm (estimate)
Material oil on panel
Acquisition Details Bequeathed by Archibald McLellan 1854.
Publications McLellan Catalogue, Glasgow, 1855, p. 5, no. 36; Hofstede de Groot, C., 'Hollandsche Kunst in Schotland', Oud Holland, 11, 1893, p. 141, no. 236; Miles, H., Catalogue of Dutch and Flemish Paintings in the Glasgow Art Gallery, Glasgow, 1961, I, p. 69, no. 22, II, p. 55.
Rights Owner Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums)
Author Robert Wenley



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