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Fishing on the Ice

Abraham van CalraetBefore 1722

Dulwich Picture Gallery

Dulwich Picture Gallery

Until 1953 catalogued as Cuyp. DPG181 seems to be based on a comparable composition by Cuyp in the collection of the Duke of Bedford at Woburn Abbey.

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  • Title: Fishing on the Ice
  • Date: Before 1722
  • Physical Dimensions: w512 x h391 cm
  • Type: Painting
  • Medium: Oil
  • Work Notes: Until 1953 catalogued as Cuyp. DPG181 seems to be based on a comparable composition by Cuyp in the collection of the Duke of Bedford at Woburn Abbey (HdG733, 739b).Letter in file from Burton Fredericksen dated 29 Dec. 2002 gives 1791 provenance.
  • Work Nationality: Dutch
  • Support: Panel
  • Provenance: M. Du Charteaux; his sale, Paris, Pierre Remy and Joseph-Alexandre Lebrun, 2 May 1791, lot 63 (Lugt 4722) ('Albert Cuyp. Un tableau du beau faire de ce ma”tre, et riche de composition : le devant prŽsente une rivire, sur laquelle des patineurs sont occupŽs ˆ romper la glace, tandis que des pcheurs s'apprtent ˆ jeter des filets ; plus loin sont des chevaux attelŽs ˆ des traineaux ; diverses figures sont proche d'un Moulin : le fond est terminŽ par des masses d'arbres et l'indict d'un village. -- Hauteur, 14 pouces 6 lignes ; larguer, 19 pouces. B[ois].' Bt 'Larieux' for 329 livres; ?London, Noel Desenfans, 1804-1807: ?1804 Insurance List, no. 78); London, Sir Francis Bourgeois, ?1807-1811; Bourgeois Bequest, 1811
  • Artist: van Calraet, Abraham
  • Acquisition Method: Bourgeois, Sir Peter Francis (Bequest, 1811)

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