A Breezy Day on the Scheldt
Johannes Hermanus Koekoek (1778 - 1851)
Art / Oil paintings
1800 - 1851
Oil on panel
540 x 735 mm
Place of origin
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Tyntesfield, North Somerset
Oil painting on panel, A Breezy Day on the Scheldt by Johannes Hermanus Koekoek (1778 - 1851). In the left foreground are three men on shore; alongside is a rowing boat; midground, there are three sailing boats surrounded by four smaller boats; many other boats in background. Main boat flies a red flag with white anchor in one corner and 30 in centre. It also flies a red, white and blue flag of horizontal stripes. The gold coloured frame has corner details on the outer edge. KOEKKOEK is printed on the back of painting which also has six labels and two chalk marks. Label on frame in black and gold: ON THE SCHELDT / 1778 J.H. KOEKKOEK. 1851.
M. Barber & Co., Harrogate; with Frost & Reed (no. 11627), 4th August 1965; [---]; purchased by the National Trust from the estate of the late George Richard Lawley Gibbs, 2nd Baron Wraxall (1928 – 2001) with the assistance of the NHMF, Art Fund and donations from members and supporters in 2002
Tyntesfield, The Gibbs Collection (National Trust)
Marks and inscriptions
Centre top of back: Old brown label. Just below centre top of back: Old brown label. Below centre top of back: White self adhesive label, c2001. Back, centre bottom.: White label. Predominantly printed in black, part handwritten in blue. Back, lower left.: White label. Back, top left.: Marking iIn white chalk. Right hand side.: Marking on right hand side in white chalk. On outer frame, top left.: White circular label.
Makers and roles
Johannes Hermanus Koekoek (1778 - 1851), artist