Salomon van Ruysdael

Drawing the Eel



Salomon van Ruysdael - Drawing the Eel

Literature

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

Literature
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 Sailing vessels moored near a village
Sailing vessels moored near a village

Salomon van Ruysdael Fishing Boats on a River
Fishing Boats on a River
early 1660s

Salomon van Ruysdael River Landscape near Arnhem
River Landscape near Arnhem

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