Meindert Hobbema

A Farm in the Sunlight



Meindert Hobbema - A Farm in the Sunlight

Literature

Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., Dutch paintings of the seventeenth century, Washington; New York and Oxford, 1995, pp. 127-129
John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 389

Anna Tummers, The eye of the connoisseur, Amsterdam, 2011, fig. 47 (detail)


Provenance

R. van Smidt, Brussels
Corneille Louis Reijnders (died 1821), Brussels, possibly by 1788
with William Buchanan, London
purchased 1817 by George Watson Taylor, M.P. (died 1841), London and later Erlestoke Park, Devizes, Wiltshire
his sale, Christie's, London, 13-14 June 1823, 2nd day, nr. 56, bought in
Taylor sale, at Erlestoke Park by Robins, 9 July - 1 August 1832, 14th day (July 24), nr. 69
with Charles J. Nieuwenhuys, Brussels and London
his sale, Christie & Manson, London, 10-11 May 1833, nr. 128, bought in
with Henri Héris (born 1790), Brussels
Leopold I, King of Belgium (1790-1865), Palais Royal, Brussels, by 1839
by inheritance to his son, Leopold II, King of Belgium (1835-1909), Brussels
purchased May 1909 with paintings from the royal collection by Kleinberger
with F. Kleinberger & Co., Paris and New York, sold 1910 to de Ridder
August de Ridder (1837-1911), Schönberg, near Frankfurt-am-Main
his estate sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 2 June 1924, nr. 26
with M. Knoedler & Co., New York, sold December 1924 to Mellon
Andrew W. Mellon, Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C.
deeded 28 December 1934 to The A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, Pittsburgh
gift 1937 to NGA

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1937.1.60

Other works by Meindert Hobbema


Meindert Hobbema View from the Dunes
View from the Dunes
c. 1656/60

Meindert Hobbema A View on a High Road
A View on a High Road
1665

Meindert Hobbema The entrance to the forest
The entrance to the forest
c. 1663-65

Meindert Hobbema The Watermill with the Great Red Roof
The Watermill with the Great Red Roof
1662/65

Meindert Hobbema
A Farm in the Sunlight
1668
81.9 x 66.4 cm
Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Andrew W. Mellon Collection