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J. van Moscher

Road near cottages, c. 1635-1655
Dulwich (London), Dulwich Picture Gallery, [..]
Object information
Object category
painting
Support/medium
panel, oil paint
Two member oak panel with horizontal grain. The landscape has been painted “wet-in-wet” with brushy low impasto. The right side of the panel join is slightly stepped. There are some tiny repaired partial splits in the lower corners. The back edges are beveled and the remains of a red seal can be seen on the back. The figures, and the tops of the paint texture in the large tree, are slightly abraded. There is a retouched scrape in the middle distance below the tree. Previous recorded treatment: 1953, cleaned and restored, Dr Hell; 2002, cleaned, splits in panel reaired, losses filled and retouched, revarnished, N. Ryder (Sophia Plender).
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (landscape format) 50,2 x 65,3 cm
Signature/inscription
Information about the signature, dating, inscription or any other mark on the front or back of the art work
  • signed lower left: J van .[m]o...
  • seal verso
    wax seal on the reverse of the panel, of crossed batons with what appears to be a fleur-de-lys and some letters
Current attribution
J. van Moscher
Since Van Regteren Altena 1931
Rejected attribution
Adriaen van Ostade
Britton 1813, Haydon 1817
Isaac van Ostade
Cat. 1830, Jameson 1842; Denning 1858 and 1859; Sparkes 1876
Salomon van Ruysdael
Cat. 1817; Cat. 1820
school of Salomon van Ruysdael
Richter/Sparkes 1880, 1892 and 1905 until Cook 1926
Date
Exact or approximate dating of the described art work; the search parameters adopted for this art work in this database, are found in brackets.
c. 1635-1655 (1635 - 1655)
Provenance
Exhibitions and literature
Visual documentation
Entered on: 2017-08-27; Last modification: 2020-06-03

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