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Landscape with a Blasted Tree near a House: 84

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 2

Titles

Landscape with a Blasted Tree near a House

Maker(s)

Ruisdael, Jacob van (Painter)

Notes

History note: Edward King; bequeathed to his widow, Susanna King, 1807; bequeathed to her late husband's niece, Anne Windsor, later Countess Plymouth, 1820; bequeathed to her great-nephew, A.A. VanSittart, 1850

Measurements and weight

Height: 52.7 cm
Width: 67.6 cm

Relative size of this object

67.6 cm52.7 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1864) by VanSittart, Augustus Arthur

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1645

School or Style

Dutch

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood)

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: v Ruisdael (the v and R forming a monogram)
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 16... (the date has been read both 1647 and 1648, and 1649 has also been suggested as probable, but 1648 seems most likely to be correct, as a companion piece to the present picture is signed and dated in this year)
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 84
Primary reference Number: 1899
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 9 February 2022 Last processed: Wednesday 9 February 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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