Adriaen van Ostade

The Cottage Dooryard



Adriaen van Ostade - The Cottage Dooryard

Literature

Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., Dutch paintings of the seventeenth century, Washington; New York and Oxford, 1995, pp. 187-191
John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 375


Exhibitions

1990 Great Dutch Paintings in America, Nr. 47

Provenance

Adriaen Swalmius (1689-1747), Schiedam
sale, Rotterdam, 15 May 1747, nr. 2
Jacques Ignace de Roore (1686-1747), Antwerp
his estate sale, The Hague, 4 September 1747, nr. 84
Pieter Bisschop (c. 1690-1758) and Jan Bisschop (1680-1771), Rotterdam
purchased 1771 with the Bisschop collection by Adrian Hope (1709-1781) and his nephew, John Hope (1737-1784), Amsterdam
by inheritance after Adrian Hope's death to John Hope, Amsterdam and The Hague
by inheritance to his sons, Thomas Hope (1769-1831), Adrian Elias Hope (1772-1834), and Henry Philip Hope (1774-1839), Bosbeek House, near Heemstede, and, as of 1794, London, where the collection was in possession John's cousin, Henry Hope (c. 1739-1811)
by inheritance 1811 solely to Henry Philip Hope, Amsterdam and London, but in possession of his brother, Thomas Hope, London
by inheritance 1839 to Thomas' son, Henry Thomas Hope (1808-1862), London, and Deepdene, near Dorking, Surrey
by inheritance to his wife, Adèle Bichat Hope (died 1884), London and Deepdene
by inheritance to her grandson, Henry Francis Hope Pelham-Clinton-Hope, 8th duke of Newcastle-under-Lyme (1866-1941), London
sold 1898 to Asher Wertheimer, London
sold 1899 to Peter A.B. Widener, Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
inheritance from Estate of Peter A.B. Widener by gift through power of appointment of Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
gift 1942 to NGA

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1942.9.48

Other works by Adriaen van Ostade


Adriaen van Ostade Peasants
Peasants
1661

Adriaen van Ostade Famers in an Interior
Famers in an Interior
1656

Adriaen van Ostade Old Woman Seated under a Vine Pergola
Old Woman Seated under a Vine Pergola

Adriaen van Ostade Washing Woman
Washing Woman
1637

Adriaen van Ostade
The Cottage Dooryard
1673
44 x 39.5 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated lower center: Av. Ostade 1673 (Av in ligature)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Widener Collection