Large Group of Figures on the Beach
manner of Jan van Goyen (Leyden 1596 – The Hague 1656)
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