Landscape with Hunt Scene

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1679

GUSN

GUSN-17322

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

Descriptive Terms

paintings (visual works)
oil paint (paint)
canvas
hunting
Picture
Picture, Genre
Oil on Canvas
Hunting
Picture, Genre

Inscription

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""

Maker

Reproduction of Wouvermans (Artist)

Dimensions

37.625 x 45.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Clara Winthrop

Accession Number

1953.47

Places

Possibly