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Jan van Kessel (1641-1680)

Waterfall in a mountain landscape, ca. 1636-1680
Prague, Národní Galerie v Praze, inv./cat.nr. [..]
Object information
Object category
painting
Support/medium
panel (oak), oil paint
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (portrait format) 81,7 x 62,5 cm
Signature/inscription
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Current attribution
Jan van Kessel (1641-1680)
Rejected attribution
Jacob van Ruisdael
Date
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c. 1636-1680 (1636 - 1680)
Dendrochronological research established that the earliest possible date for the painting is 1636, but a date after 1642 is more likely (Sevcík/Bartilla/Seifertová 2012, p. 233, no. 211). As Jan van Kessel was active until 1680, he must have painted the work before then.
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Technical documentation
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Entered on: 2017-08-30; Last modification: 2017-08-31

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