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Landscape with Hunt Scene

Description

Five figures in foreground with three horses, one donkey, and numerous dogs. Gentleman being served fruit at right while speaking to woman mounted sidesaddle. Man adjusting saddle at center, man feeding dog on left. Behind left figure is huge dressed stone wall with enormous ewer at end on top. Two peacocks on wall. Trees fill background. Probably pre-hunt scene: a long barrel flintlock type rifle in right lower corner. Signature not readily apparent. Frame: Corners not mitred at back. Elaborate gilt with six moldings.

Details

Maker
Reproduction of Wouvermans (Artist)
Date
1679
Inscriptions
Label on back of frame: ""Boston Athenaeum National Sailors Fair"" Subject listed as ""Hunting Scene"" Signed: ""Wouvermans"" Pencil on stretcher in modern script: ""Wouvermans, 1679"" (probably a copy of this) Owner's address: ""Robert C. Winthrop, 1 Pemberton Square""
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
canvas
hunting
Hunting
Oil on Canvas
oil paint (paint)
paintings (visual works)
Picture
Picture, Genre
Dimensions
37.625 x 45.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1953.47
Credit Line
Gift of Clara Winthrop
GUSN
17322

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