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 Dutch School , A Disused Quarry in a Wood, with Figures

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Title A Disused Quarry in a Wood, with Figures
Collection Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums): Kelvingrove Museum
Artist Dutch School
Previously attributed to Swanevelt, Herman van (Dutch painter, draftsman, and printmaker, ca. 1600-1665, active in France and Italy)
Date Earliest possibly about 1650
Date Latest possibly about 1700
Description A woody landscape with a roadway skirting the base of a huge mass of rock with four figures on the road.
Current Accession Number 67
Former Accession Number 98 (1855)
Subject landscape; figure
Measurements 32.7 x 41 cm.0 cm (estimate)
Material oil on canvas
Acquisition Details Bequeathed by Archibald McLellan 1854.
Publications McLellan Catalogue, Glasgow, 1855, p. 6, no. 98; Miles, H., Catalogue of Dutch and Flemish Paintings in the Glasgow Art Gallery, Glasgow, 1961, I, p. 132, no. 67, II, p. 83, as ascribed to Swanevelt, perhaps reduced at top and sides.
Notes C. Steland 2004 (oral communciation): neither figures nore landscape close to Swanevelt, though composition closer to Swanevelt etchings; perhaps seventeenth century Dutch or Flemish.
Rights Owner Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums)
Author Robert Wenley
 

 

 

 

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