A Village Market

Sybrand van Beest (The Hague c.1610 – Amsterdam 1674)
National Trust Inventory Number 872108

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1644 (signed and dated)
Materials Oil on panel
Measurements 572 x 826 mm (22 1/2 x 32 1/2 in)
Place of origin Holland
Collection Saltram, Devon (Accredited Museum)
On show at Saltram, Devon, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, A Village Market by Sybrand van Beest (The Hague c.1610 – Amsterdam 1674), signed and dated: S VBeest 1644 . A village street with flower and vegetable stalls, and numerous figures


Accepted by the Treasury in part payment of death-duties from the executors of Edmund Robert Parker, 4th Earl of Morley (1877-1951) and transferred to the Trust in 1957.

Credit line

Saltram, The Morley Collection (National Trust)

Marks and inscriptions

Recto: Signed : S Beest 1644

Makers and roles

Sybrand van Beest (The Hague c.1610 – Amsterdam 1674), artist
previously catalogued as attributed to Joost Cornelis Droochsloot (Utrecht 1586 – Utrecht 1666), artist

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Place of origin Holland (1180)
Materials Canvas (10112)
Paint (30410)
Plaster (2636)
Category Art / Oil paintings (12629)
Collection Saltram, Devon (Accredited Museum) (8159)
Periods 17th century (33410)
Maker Sybrand van Beest (The Hague c.1610 – Amsterdam 1674) (1)
Joost Cornelis Droochsloot (Utrecht 1586 – Utrecht 1666) (4)
Subjects Scenes of everyday life (genre) (217)
Object Type Oil painting (14414)

Record Status


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