7 May 2008
Attributed to Isaac van Ostade (Haarlem 1621-after 1649)
A winter landscape with figures on a frozen river, a town beyond
oil on panel
20 1/8 x 30¼ in. (51.2 x 76.8 cm.)
in a George IV giltwood and gilt composition frame
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Possibly 1851 Inventory, Large Drawing Room, '14 Paintings - £75.0.0'
We are grateful to Dr. Bernhard Schnackenburg for suggesting that this painting could have been executed around 1642.
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