A River Estuary

Salomon van Ruysdael (Naarden 1602 - Haarlem 1670)
National Trust Inventory Number 1246493

Category Paintings
Date 1647 (signed and dated)
Materials Oil on panel and gilt
Measurements 521 x 832 mm (20 1/2 x 32 3/4 in)
Place of origin
Collection Polesden Lacey, Surrey (Accredited Museum)
On show at Polesden Lacey, Surrey, London and South East, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on panel, A River Estuary by Salomon van Ruysdael (Naarden 1602 - Haarlem 1670), signed and dated, on left hand boat, under basket: SvR 1647. A view looking down a river with fishermen in a moving boat on the left drawing in a net; on the right a sailing boat with passengers; on the bank beyond a cottage among trees and in the distance, towards the mouth of the river, a church.

Provenance

Lord Huntingfield sale, Christie's, 25 June 1915, lot 110, bought in; resold (anonymously), Christie's, 5 March 1920, lot 6, bought by Colnaghi, from whom it was acquired by Mrs Greville the same year for £1,800; bequeathed by Margaret McEwan, The Hon. Mrs Ronald Greville (1863-1942) with Polesden Lacey, to the National Trust, in memory of her father, William McEwan (1827-1913)

Marks and inscriptions

S v R 1647 (signed and dated)

Makers and roles

Salomon van Ruysdael (Naarden 1602 - Haarlem 1670), artist

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Materials Gilt (7877)
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Category Paintings (12631)
Collection Polesden Lacey, Surrey (Accredited Museum) (4715)
Periods 17th century (32777)
Maker Salomon van Ruysdael (Naarden 1602 - Haarlem 1670) (5)
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Object Type Oil painting (11979)

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