An Old Man conversing with a Seated Mother and Child in a River Landscape
Oil painting on canvas, An Old Man conversing with a Seated Mother and Child in a River Landsape, Dutch School, early 19th century. In the foreground on the right under a tree is the figure of a man dressed in brown with a stick. Next to him is a seated woman with a child. To the left of them are cattle and sheep and behind a landscape, with water and mountains in the distance.
Calke Abbey was given to the National Trust by Henry Harpur Crewe (1921-1991) and the contents, including this painting, were acquired with the aid of a grant from the National Heritage Fund, thanks to a special allocation of money from the Government, in 1984
Calke Abbey, The Harpur Crewe Collection (acquired by the National Trust with the help of the help of the National Heritage Memorial Fund in 1984)
Makers and roles
Dutch School, artist previously catalogued as attributed to Jacob van Strij (Dordrecht 1756 - Dordrecht 1815) , artist