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After Berchem, Nicolaes (Dutch painter, printmaker, and draftsman, 1620-1683) , Landscape with a Ruined Temple, Peasants, and Cattle

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Title Landscape with a Ruined Temple, Peasants, and Cattle
Collection Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums): Kelvingrove Museum
Artist After Berchem, Nicolaes (Dutch painter, printmaker, and draftsman, 1620-1683)
Date Earliest possibly 1650
Date Latest possibly 1800
Description To left a ruined and overgrown temple stands high on a cliff edge. To right is the distant view of a mountain. In the foreground are two groups of animals; cattle, sheep, goats and a dog. There is a male figure with the group to the left and with the right side group are two women; one kneeling to feed the dog while the other stands, carrying a dish.
Current Accession Number 569
Former Accession Number 36 (1893)
Inscription front ll 'Berchem f'
Subject landscape; figure; animal (cow; goat)
Measurements 55.2 x 64.1 cm cm (estimate)
Material oil on canvas
Acquisition Details Bequeathed by Mrs John Graham-Gilbert 1877.
Provenance R. Artis collection, Ramsgate, 1834; J. Sandars collection, Taplow House, Maidenhead, 1857; Sandars sale, London, 15 May 1858, lot 31, bought by John Graham-Gilbert (1794-1866), £220.10s.; by descent to Mrs. John Graham-Gilbert.
Publications Smith, J., A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of Dutch, Flemish and French Painters, London, V, 1834, no. 158; Waagen, G., Galleries and Cabinets of Art in Great Britain, London, 1857, p. 291; Hofstede de Groot, C., 'Hollandsche Kunst in Schotland', Oud Holland, 11, 1893, p. 137, no. 36; Hofstede de Groot, C., A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch Painters of the Seventeenth Century, IX, Esslingen, 1926, Berchem, no. 118; Miles, H., Catalogue of Dutch and Flemish Paintings in the Glasgow Art Gallery, Glasgow, 1961, I, p. 24, no. 569, II, p. 37, as 'probably an old copy of the signed canvas in the Sedelmeyer sale, Berlin, 16 November 1897, lot 3'.
Rights Owner Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums)
Author Robert Wenley
 

 

 

 

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