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    Sale 2769

    Old Master Pictures and Drawings

    14 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 156

    Salomon Jacobsz. van Ruysdael (Naarden 1600/3-1670 Haarlem)

    A wooded landscape with travellers by an inn

    Price Realised  

    Salomon Jacobsz. van Ruysdael (Naarden 1600/3-1670 Haarlem)
    A wooded landscape with travellers by an inn
    signed 'SVRUYSDAEL' (SVR linked, lower left)
    oil on panel
    61 x 73.7 cm.


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    Salomon van Ruysdael was known for this kind of painting as early as 1628, when Samuel van Ampzing mentioned him in his Beschryvinge ende lof der stad Haerlem (Description and praise of the town of Haarlem). His work had a significant impact on the tradition of landscape painting in Haarlem, and, in many ways, have come to represent the genre itself. Indeed, A wooded landscape with travellers by an inn encompasses all that lovers of Dutch landscape admire about the tradition: the ease of the subject matter, the scene's naturalistic appearance, and the attention to the effects of light and weather. Together with Pieter Molijn (1595-1661) and Jan van Goyen (1596-1656), Ruysdael revolutionised Dutch landscape painting with scenes such as this.

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    Provenance

    A.C. Wolfson, Esq., Parrock Hill House, Coleman's Hatch, Sussex, 1960. with Douwes, Amsterdam.