26 May 2000
Circle of Jacob Isaacsz. van Ruisdael (Haarlem 1628/9-1682)
Smalships on choppy seas
bears signature 'Ruisdael' (lower right)
oil on canvas
39¼ x 51½ in. (99.6 x 130.8 cm.)
with Thos. Agnew and Sons, London.
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C. Hofstede de Groot, A Catalogue Raisoné, etc., London, 1912, IV, p. 292, under no. 945, as by Ruisdael ('Another example, equally genuine was in the possession of the London dealer Agnew').
London, British Institution, 1840.
Another version of this composition, of almost identical size and composition, is in the collection of the Marquis of Lansdowne, Bowood (see under literature above).
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