An Animal Scene

attributed to Pieter Boel (Antwerp 1622 – Paris 1674)
National Trust Inventory Number 247859

Category Paintings
Date 1642 - 1674
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 819 x 1206 mm (32 1/4 x 47 1/2 in)
Place of origin Flanders
Collection Ardress House, County Armagh (Accredited Museum)
On show at Ardress House, County Armagh, Northern Ireland, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, An Animal Scene, attributed to Pieter Boel (Antwerp 1622 – Paris 1674). A peacock and other birds, goats, a donkey, rabbits and guinea pigs The attribution to Boel, a pupil of Snyders and one of the best still-life artists of the later 17th Century, is a tentative suggestion of the Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie (RKD). A similar scene is in the Musée de Soissons, France. The picture was formerly attributed to Jan Fyt and is hung as a pair with NT 247860.

Provenance

On loan from Earl Castle Stewart

Credit line

Ardress House, The Castle Stewart Collection

Makers and roles

attributed to Pieter Boel (Antwerp 1622 – Paris 1674), artist
previously catalogued as after Jan Fyt (Antwerp 1611 – Antwerp 1661), artist

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Place of origin Flanders (278)
Materials Canvas (10041)
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Category Paintings (12643)
Collection Ardress House, County Armagh (Accredited Museum) (1209)
Periods 17th century (32905)
Maker Pieter Boel (Antwerp 1622 – Paris 1674) (8)
Jan Fyt (Antwerp 1611 – Antwerp 1661) (8)
Subjects Animals (283)
Object Type Oil painting (12579)

Record Status

Enhanced

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