Rocky Landscape with Anglers

Jakob Philipp Hackert (Prenzlau 1737 – San Piero di Careggi 1807)
National Trust Inventory Number 732270

Category Paintings
Date 1776 (signed and dated)
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 686 x 546 mm (27 x 21 1/2 in)
Place of origin
Collection Stourhead, Wiltshire (Accredited Museum)
On show at Stourhead, Wiltshire, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Rocky Landscape with Anglers by Jakob Philipp Hackert (Prenzlau 1737 – San Piero di Careggi 1807), signed and dated on rocks lower right Ph.Hackert / f. a Rome / 1776. Peasants stand on a rock in the foreground on the left and are fishing in a river with a rocky cliff on the right.

Provenance

Acquired by Richard Colt Hoare 2nd Bt (1758 – 1838); given to the National Trust along with the house, its grounds, and the rest of contents by Sir Henry Hugh Arthur Hoare, 6th Bt (1865 – 1947) in 1946.

Credit line

Stourhead, The Hoare Collection (National Trust)

Marks and inscriptions

Recto: Signed and dated on rocks lower right Ph.Hackert / f. a Rome / 1776
Verso: Inscribed in black paint on backs of stretcher and frame: 106
Verso: Inscribed in black on old paper label on back of frame: 34

Makers and roles

Jakob Philipp Hackert (Prenzlau 1737 – San Piero di Careggi 1807)

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Periods 18th century (85686)
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Subjects Landscape (442)
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Record Status

Enhanced

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