Farm and Hayrick on a River, late 1640s

  • Jacob Isaaksz van Ruisdael, Dutch, 1628 or 1629-1682

Oil on oak panel

  • Unframed: 15 1/2 × 20 3/8 inches (39.4 × 51.8 cm)
  • Framed: 24 3/4 × 29 1/2 × 2 3/8 inches (62.9 × 74.9 × 6 cm)

Gift of Mr. N. Katz

37.21

Department

European Painting

  • Dutch
  • Oak
  • Oil
  • Panel (wood)
  • Trees
  • Buildings
  • Figures (representations)
  • Farm
  • River
  • Landscape (representation)
  • Painting (visual work)
  • Rowboats
  • Holland
  • Clouds

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, lower right: J. v. R.

Provenance

collection of Earl Howe of Penn House (Amerhsam/Gopsall, England); December 7, 1933, auctioned by (Christie's, London, England), lot 66; December 7, 1933, purchased by (Minken); by 1934, (Gallery D. Katz, Dieren, Netherlands); by December 1936, (Schaeffer Galleries, New York, New York, USA); 1936, (Gallery D. Katz, Diren, Netherlands); 1937-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Exhibition. Gemeente Museum. Arnhem, 1934. Exhibition. Koninklijk Kunstzaal Kleykamp. The Hague, 1934. The Great Dutch Masters. Exh. cat., Schaeffer Galleries. New York, December 1-30, 1936, cat. 15, (repr.). Richardson, E. P. "A Canal Scene by Jacob van Ruisdael," Bulletin of the DIA 21, no. 3 (December 1941): pp. 22-23, (repr.). Richardson, E. P., ed. Catalogue of Paintings. Detroit, 1944, p. 115, no. 712. Stechow, W. "The Early Years of Hobbema," Art Quarterly, vol. 22 (1959): pp. 3-18, esp. p. 15. Impressionism and its Roots. Exh. cat., State University of Iowa Gallery of Art. Iowa City, November 8-December 6, 1964, pp. 3, 45-55, cat. 3, (repr.) [intro. by F. Sieberling]. Stechow, W. Dutch Landscape Painting of the Seventeenth Century. London, 1966, pp. 59, 198, (fig. 113). A Moral Compass: Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Painting in the Netherlands. Exh. cat., Grand Rapids Art Museum. Grand Rapids, 1999, p. 80, cat. 19, (repr.) [cat. entry by H. M. Luttikhuizen]. Slive, S. Jacob van Ruisdael A Complete Catalogue of His Paintings, Drawings and Etchings. New Haven & London, 2001, p. 365, cat. 495, (repr.). Masters of Dutch Painting: The Detroit Institute of Arts. London, 2004, pp. 196-197 [entry by G. S. Keyes].

Rights Status

Jacob Isaaksz van Ruisdael, Farm and Hayrick on a River, late 1640s, oil on oak panel. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mr. N. Katz, 37.21.