A Winter Landscape

Antonie van Stralen, known as Verstralen (c.1593/4 – Amsterdam 1641)
National Trust Inventory Number 1535107

Category Paintings
Date 1641 (monogrammed and dated)
Materials Oil on panel
Measurements 225 x 289 mm (8 7/8 x 11 3/8 in)
Place of origin Amsterdam
Collection Ascott Estate, Buckinghamshire
On show at Ascott Estate, Buckinghamshire, London and South East, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on panel, A Winter Landscape by Antonie van Stralen, known as Verstralen (c.1593/4 – Amsterdam 1641), signed and dated, bottom on the left AVS (in monogram), 1641. Also known as Van Stralen, the artist painted in the manner of Henrick Avercamp, a specialist in winter landscapes. The old man in the foreground personifies Winter. A frozen winter with an old peasant standing on the bank i nthe left foregrund beasie a poole surrounded by a barrel making the water's edge a number of figures are walking on the ice or are collected round the tents which have been erected on the ice at the right.


Baron Lionel de Rothschild; given to the National Trust by Anthony de Rothschild (1887- 1961) with the house and in 1949

Credit line

Ascott, The Anthony de Rothschild Collection (National Trust)

Makers and roles

Antonie van Stralen, known as Verstralen (c.1593/4 – Amsterdam 1641), artist
previously ascribed to Aert van der Neer (Amsterdam 1603 – Amsterdam 1677), artist


Ascott, Buckinghamshire, Scala, 2008 by John Martin Robinson and others [pictures entries by Karin Wolfe on basis of Gore entries, 1963 with contributions from Alastair Laing] , no. 22

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Record Status


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