Aert van der Neer (Amsterdam 1603/4 – Amsterdam 1677)
Oil painting on canvas, Moonlit Riverscape by Aert van der Neer (Amsterdam 1603 – Amsterdam 1677). A prominent windmill middle right, sail boat in middle of river, trees on left.
Bought by Farrer from General Phipps; Colonel the Hon. Edward Douglas-Pennant, 1st Baron Penrhyn of Llandegai (1800 – 1886); thence by descent to Hugh Napier Douglas-Pennant, 4th Baron Penrhyn of Llangedai (1894 – 1949), who left Penryhn and its estates to his niece, Lady Janet Marcia Rose Pelham (1923 - 1997), who with her husband John Charles Harper, thereupon assumed the name of Douglas Pennant; accepted by HM Government in lieu of inheritance tax and allocated to the National Trust for display at Penrhyn Castle, 2002.
Penrhyn Castle, The Douglas Pennant Collection (National Trust)
Makers and roles
Aert van der Neer (Amsterdam 1603/4 – Amsterdam 1677), artist