6 May 2008
Abraham Blommaert (? c. 1626-before 1679 Middelburg)
A rocky river landscape with travellers on a path, a ruined fortress beyond
signed 'A. Blommaert' (lower right)
oil on panel
44.9 x 69.6 cm.
with H. Schlichte Bergen, Amsterdam, 1965.
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M.J. Bok and M. Roethlisberger, 'Not Adriaen Bloemaert but Abraham Blommaert (of Middelburg), Landscape Painter', in Oud Holland, 110, 1996, p. 25, no. 40, illustrated.
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