A Stag Hunt

attributed to Jan van Kessel II (Antwerp 1626 – Antwerp 1679)
National Trust Inventory Number 872110

Category Paintings
Date circa 1663
Materials Oil on copper
Measurements 381 x 533 mm (15 x 21 in)
Place of origin
Collection Saltram, Devon (Accredited Museum)
On show at Saltram, Devon, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on copper, A Stag Hunt, attributed to Jan van Kessel II (Antwerp 1626 – Antwerp 1679), circa 1663. Two stags brought to bay by hounds near a stream beside a wood. Two huntsmen approach through the wood. A chateau on a plain in the middle distance.

Provenance

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 1982

Makers and roles

attributed to Jan van Kessel II (Antwerp 1626 – Antwerp 1679), artist
van Salm, artist
previously catalogued as after Jan Fyt (Antwerp 1611 – Antwerp 1661), artist
Flemish School, artist

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