Aelbert Cuyp

A herdsman with five cows by a river



Aelbert Cuyp - A herdsman with five cows by a river

Literature

Catalogues raisonnés
HdG 391 (and 325)

Collection catalogues
Neil MacLaren, revised and expanded by Christopher Brown, The Dutch school, 1600-1900, London, 1991, pp. 89-90, plate 76
Christopher Baker and Tom Henry, The National Gallery complete illustrated catalogue, London, 2001, p. 166


Exhibitions

2001 Aelbert Cuyp, Nr. 20

Provenance

perhaps in the Nogaret sale, 1780: 'Albert Cuyp. Une Marine: on voit à gauche un canot dans lequel sont deux hommes, dont un pêche à la ligne; en pleine mer plusieurs chaloupes; à droite, au bas d'une masse de rochers, cinq boeufs gardés par un pâtre; effect de soled. Bois. Seize pouces sur vingt-sept.', sold to the Vicomte de Choiseul
presumably the painting by Cuyp in the 1793 Choiseul-Praslin sale: 'A. CUYP. Six Vaches près de la Meuse ornée de barques, et deux matelots qui s'amusent a pêcher. Bois. Seize pouces et demi sur vingt-neuf'
sold in 1822 by John Smith to Joseph Barchard
perhaps the 'Landscape, with Cattle and Figures' by A. Cuyp exhibited by Joseph Barchard at the BI, 1822 (No. 128)
apparently at one time in the possession of C.J. Nieuwenhuys
bought by Sir Robert Peel, Bart., by 1834
National Gallery, London, purchased with the Peel collection, 1871
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External links

National Gallery, London Accession number NG823

Other works by Aelbert Cuyp


Aelbert Cuyp Landscape with the Flight into Egypt
Landscape with the Flight into Egypt
c. 1650

Aelbert Cuyp Travelers in a Hilly Countryside
Travelers in a Hilly Countryside
c. 1650-52

Aelbert Cuyp The Valkhof at Nijmegen from the Northwest
The Valkhof at Nijmegen from the Northwest
mid 1650s

Aelbert Cuyp River landscape with bridge
River landscape with bridge
early 1640s

Aelbert Cuyp
A herdsman with five cows by a river
c. 1650
45.4 x 74 cm
Oil on panel
Signed, bottom right: A: cuyp:
The National Gallery, London