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River Scene with Cows

Artist:
Jan van Goyen (Dutch, Leiden 1596–1656 The Hague)
Date:
1653
Medium:
Black chalk and gray wash.
Dimensions:
4 1/2 x 7 11/16 in. (11.4 x 19.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
1972.118.283
Not on view
Signature: Monogrammed and dated in black chalk at lower right corner: VG 1653

Inscription: verso upper center in pencil "Van der Capel"
Sotheby's, London, 23 February 1955, lot 43; Donor: Walter C. Baker
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Walter C. Baker Collection of Master Drawings," June 2, 1960–September 4, 1960.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Walter C. Baker Collection of Drawings," June 2, 1960–September 4, 1960.

Claus Virch Master Drawings in the Collection of Walter C. Baker. New York, 1962, cat. no. 47, p. 35.

Hans Ulrich Beck Jan van Goyen 1596-1656. Ex. cat. vol. 1, Amsterdam, 1972, cat. no. 448, ill.



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