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Title The Pedlar
Collection Canterbury City Museums
Artist Dusart, Cornelis (Dutch painter and printmaker, 1660-1704)
Date 1692 (dated)
Signed yes
Description Dusart, a Haarlem painter, received into the Guild in 1679, was a pupil of Adriaen van Ostade, from whom he inherited in 1685 his studio, props and unfinished paintings. This scene is one of his late works painted in 1692. A watercolour drawing of an old man with a glass of wine dated in the same year is in the Courtauld Institute, London.
Current Accession Number CANCM:8345
Inscription front ll 'Corn Dusart 1692'
Subject everyday life; figure
Measurements 18.8 x 14.4 cm cm (estimate)
Material oil on metal (copper)
Acquisition Details Bequeathed by Gerard Frederick de Zoete 1932.
Publications Wright, C., Old Master Paintings in Britain, London, 1976, p. 54 as by Cornelis Dusart.
Notes Back, black ink 'No 19 [...] Dusart, The Engraved Picture'; chalk '8230'. Gerard Frederick de Zoete was the son of Samuel Herman de Zoete, who had a large collection of paintings in the second half of the nineteenth century. Some of his paintings ended up in the possession of Gerard Frederick, who in 1905 gave a number of them to the Royal Museum of Canterbury and the rest were bequeathed to the Museum after his death in 1932.
Rights Owner Canterbury City Council Museums and Galleries
Author Dr Lenia Kouneni
 

 

 

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