- Identification and Creation
- Physical Descriptions
- Oil on cradled panel
- 47.4 x 63.6 cm (18 11/16 x 25 1/16 in.)
- Inscriptions and Marks
- label: back of frame, blue ink, printed: [ ]HENUE / [ ]ENCH PACKER
- label: back of frame, ink, handwritten: S[ ]OYER / 25 MONMOUTH STREET / SHAFTESBURY AVENUE / LONDON, W.C. 2
- label: back of frame, black ink, typewritten: 375.49
- label: back of frame, black ink, handwritten: 9438 / Rosenberg no. 275 p. 89 / Illustration 51 p. xxxi / text p. 28 / date 1650-1655 p. 20
- [Paul Bottenwieser, Berlin by 1925.] A. (Adolf?) Schoyer, Berlin (by 1928). [Frederick Mont (Mondschein), New York, (by 1947) sold]; to Edwin H. Abbot Jr., Cambridge (1947-1966) gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1966.
Date for Schoyer ownership comes from Rosenberg. Schoyer left Berlin for London and returned after the war. The painting is labelled with Schoyer's name and a London address, suggesting that it was sent to him there. Abbot's purchase of the painting was facilitated by Thomas Donlon.
- Acquisition and Rights
- Credit Line
- Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Edwin H. Abbot
- Accession Year
- Object Number
- European and American Art
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- Publication History
Paula DeCristofaro and James Swope, "Technical Analysis of the Materials and Methods of Jacob van Ruisdael" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, July 1982), Unpublished, pp. 1-31 passim
Thomas Bredsdorff, Et landskab af naturen malet: En tese om malernes natur, Kritik (Copenhagen, 1987), vol. 20, no. 79/80, pp. 56-70, pp. 58-60, repr. p. 58
Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum: A Summary Catalogue including Paintings in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990)
- Related Works
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