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Attributed to manner of Casteels, Pieter (Flemish painter, 1684-1749) , A Falcon attacking Poutry

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Title A Falcon attacking Poutry
Collection Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums): Kelvingrove Museum
Artist Attributed to manner of Casteels, Pieter (Flemish painter, 1684-1749)
Previously attributed to Schouman, Aert (Dutch painter, printmaker, and glass engraver, 1710-1792)
Date Earliest about 1710
Date Latest about 1750
Description This garden scene, with poultry being attacked by a falcon, is currently attributed to the Flemish painter Peter or Pieter Casteels (1674-1749), who lived in England for the last forty years of his life. Here, accordingly, he dominated the business of bird-painting. Before the attribution to Casteels the work was ascribed to Aert Schouman, many of whose wallpapers with birds were sold to collectors abroad.
Current Accession Number 393
Subject still life (falcon, poultry)
Measurements 137.1 x 101.6 cm cm (estimate)
Material oil on canvas
Acquisition Details Bequeathed by William Euing 1874.
Publications Hofstede de Groot, C., 'Hollandsche Kunst in Schotland', Oud Holland, vol. 11, 1893, p. 141, as by Schouman.
Rights Owner Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums)
Author Suzanne Veldink
 

 

 

 

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