Large Group of Figures on the Beach

manner of Jan van Goyen (Leyden 1596 – The Hague 1656)
National Trust Inventory Number 618106

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1650 - 1700
Materials Oil on panel in a wooden frame
Measurements 508 x 737mm (20 x 29 in)
Place of origin Holland
Collection Berrington Hall, Herefordshire (Accredited Museum)
On show at Berrington Hall, Herefordshire, Midlands, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on panel, Large Group of Figures on the Beach in the manner of Jan Van Goyen (1596-1656), 17th century (?), signed and dated [? later addition], bottom left: VGOYEN 1640. A coastal scene with fishing boats and fish market.


Given in 1981 by Mrs C.V. Lawson who had inherited it from Mr Elmar Digby (1911-1979). It was in accordance with his wishes that his collection should pass to the National Trust. Mr Digby my have inherited it from his father, Lord Digby, Minterne.

Marks and inscriptions

coast scene with fishing boats and fish market, signed and dated 1640 (on panel)

Makers and roles

manner of Jan van Goyen (Leyden 1596 – The Hague 1656), artist

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Periods 17th century (33416)
18th century (87812)
Maker Jan van Goyen (Leyden 1596 – The Hague 1656) (12)
Subjects Scenes of everyday life (genre) (217)
Object Type Oil painting (14421)

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