A River Estuary
Jan van der Cappelle (Amsterdam 1626 – Amsterdam 1679)
Oil painting on canvas, A River Estuary by Jan van der Cappelle (Amsterdam 1626 – Amsterdam 1679). A wide waterway with a view out to sea, seen beneath a grey sky; on the right a small vessel before the wind, laden with passengers, and nearby a fishing boat with two figures; on the left a States Yacht with a boat pulling away and various small craft sheltered by a spit of land; a church and building seen beyond.
H. A. J. Munro in 1835; his sale, Christie's, 1 June 1861, lot 88, bought by Tayleur; J. Tayleur of Buntingsdale Hall, Market Drayton sale , Christie's, 13 April 1923, lot 43; bought Colnaghi; with Knoedler, from whom acquired by Lord Bearsted in June 1923, for £3,500
Upton House, The Bearsted Collection (National Trust)
Makers and roles
Jan van der Cappelle (Amsterdam 1626 – Amsterdam 1679), artist
Waagen 1854-7 Gustav Waagen, Treasures of Art in Great Britain, 3 vols. (translated by Lady Eastlake) with a supplementary volume: Galleries and Cabinets of Art in Great Britain, London, 1854-7, vol II, p. 140 Hofstede de Groot 1907-28 C. Hofstede de Groot, A Catalogue Raisonné of the Most Eminent Dutch Painters of the Seventeenth Century, 8 vols., London, 1907-28, vol. VII, no. 106