Salomon van Ruysdael

Drawing the Eel



Salomon van Ruysdael - Drawing the Eel

Literature

Walter Liedtke, Dutch paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New Haven, 2007, nr. 189 info

Esmée Quodbach (ed.), Holland's Golden Age in America, University Park, Pennsylvania, 2014, fig. 39



Provenance

Johan van der Linden van Slingeland, Dordrecht, until 1785
his sale, Dordrecht, 22ff. August 1785, nr. 350, to Reynst
sale, J. Dintl and others, Vienna, 23 November 1869, nr. 141, bought in
with Léon Gauchez, Paris
William T. Blodgett, Paris, from 1870, sold half share to Johnston
William T. Blodgett, Paris, and John Taylor Johnston, New York, 1870–71, sold to MMA

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 71.75

Other works by Salomon van Ruysdael


Salomon van Ruysdael Dutch canal with ships
Dutch canal with ships
c. 1645/46

Salomon van Ruysdael The Halt
The Halt

Salomon van Ruysdael River Landscape near Arnhem
River Landscape near Arnhem

Salomon van Ruysdael Ferry near Gorinchem
Ferry near Gorinchem
1646

Salomon van Ruysdael
Drawing the Eel
1650s
74.9 x 106 cm
Oil on wood
Signed and dated lower center: SvR (vR in monogram) / 165[ ]
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Purchase, 1871