Italian Landscape, ca. 1650

  • Willem de Heusch, Dutch, 1625-1692

Oil on oak panel

  • Unframed: 17 3/4 × 15 inches (45.1 × 38.1 cm)
  • 25 5/8 × 23 × 3 1/4 inches (65.1 × 58.4 × 8.3 cm)

Gift of James E. Scripps


Signed, lower right: Willem de Heusch [letters form a monogram]

Collection Corbett-Winder (Vaynor Park, Berriew, Wales)

April 6, 1889, (Christie's, London, England) lot 52

1889, James E. Scripps

1889-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Detroit Museum of Art, Catalogue of the Scripps Collection. Detroit, 1889, p. 60, no. 73. "The Scripps Old Masters," The Collector 2, no. 13 (May 1, 1891): pp. 149-152, p. 150 [as by William de Heusch]. Scripps, James E. Handbook of the Paintings Ancient and Modern, Belonging to the Detroit Museum of Art. Detroit, 1895, p. 34, no. 63 [as by William de Heusch]. Detroit Museum of Art, Handbook of Paintings by the Old Masters. Detroit, 1910, p. 43, no. 63. Detroit Institute of Arts, Catalogue of Paintings, Sculpture, and Contemporary Arts and Crafts. Detroit, 1920, p. 51, no. 42. Heil, W. Catalogue of Paintings in the Permanent Collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1930, no. 97. Richardson, E.P., ed. Detroit Institute of Arts, Catalogue of Paintings. Detroit, 1944, p. 60, no. 97. Masters of Light Painters in Utrecht during the Golden Age. Exh. cat., Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. San Francisco, 1997, p. 123 (fig. 3). Bandes, Susan J. Pursuits and Pleasures: Baroque Paintings from the Detroit Institute of Arts. Exh. cat., Dennos Museum Center, Kalamazoo Art Museum, Kresge Art Museum, Muskegon Museum of Art. Battle Creek, 2003, pp. 10, 20-21 (ill.). Keyes, George S. et al. Masters of Dutch Painting: The Detroit Institute of Arts. London, 2004, pp. 98–99, no. 38 (ill.).

Willem de Heusch, Italian Landscape, ca. 1650, oil on oak panel. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of James E. Scripps, 89.37.