Paulus Potter - Cattle and sheep in a stormy landscape

Literature
Neil MacLaren, revised and expanded by Christopher Brown, The Dutch school, 1600-1900, London, 1991, p. 315, plate 274
Christopher Baker and Tom Henry, The National Gallery complete illustrated catalogue, London, 2001, p. 541


Exhibitions
2001 Vermeer and the Delft School, Nr. 55
1994 Paulus Potter, Nr. 7

Provenance
collection of Jan and Pieter Bisschop of Rotterdam by 1752
bought with the Bisschop collection by Adriaen and John Hope of Amsterdam, 1771
John Hope's sons, Thomas Henry and Henry Philip Hope, settled in England c.1796
Henry Philip Hope by 1815
passed to his nephew, Henry Thomas Hope of Deepdene, 1839
Mrs Henry Thomas Hope by 1881
bequeathed by Mrs Henry Hope to her grandson, Lord Henry Francis Pelham-Clinton-Hope
part of the collection sold by Lord Francis to Asher Wertheimer, London, 1898
George Salting, London
National Gallery, London, Salting Bequest, 1910
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External links
National Gallery, London Accession number NG2583

Other works by Paulus Potter

Paulus Potter - The Spotted Horse
The Spotted Horse
1653

Paulus Potter - God appearing to Abraham at Sichem
God appearing to Abraham at Sichem
1642

Paulus Potter - Punishment of a Hunter
Punishment of a Hunter
c. 1650

Paulus Potter - Cows reflected in the water
Cows reflected in the water
1648

Paulus Potter
Cattle and sheep in a stormy landscape
1647
46.3 x 37.8 cm
Oil on panel
The National Gallery, London