Peeter Boel

Head of a hound, 1645-1665
Dulwich (London), Dulwich Picture Gallery, [..]
Object information
Object category
canvas, oil paint
Medium-coarse plain-weave linen canvas. Grey ground. Thick impasto paint passages. The painting has been lined. There is an old large tear around the nose of the dog and an old triangular infill towards the lower left-hand edge. Some minor fills and retouchings have been carried out, but overall the original paint is in good condition. Previous recorded treatment: 1949–53, cleaned and restored, Dr Hell; 2001, relined, cleaned and restored, S. Plender.
rectangle (landscape format) 27,8 x 35,2 cm
Current attribution
Peeter Boel
Bron: Fred G. Meijer
Rejected attribution
Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velázquez
Joannes Fijt
suggested in the Minutes of Dulwich Picture Gallery in 1914-1915 and in Cook 1914
Exact or approximate dating of the described art work; the search parameters adopted for this art work in this database, are found in brackets.
1645-1665 (1645 - 1665)
Artistically related
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Such as a preparatory studie, comparable composition, other version, or copy of the artwork in this record.
Exhibitions and literature
Visual documentation
Creation date: 1998-10-06; Last modified date: 2021-06-01


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