Landscape with Sandy Road
1628
Salomon van Ruysdael (Dutch, 1602/3-1670)
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Late sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century Dutch landscape paintings were primarily panoramic views painted with a multiplicity of design and color. In the 1620s, a group of artists in Haarlem—Esias van de Velde, Jan van Goyen, Pieter Molijn and Salomon van Ruysdael—began to turn to their native countryside for subject matter. They developed a more unified structure by employing a common tonality throughout their paintings. Ruysdael signed this jewel of a painting “Ruyesdael.” By 1630–31 he dropped the first “e” in his signature.

Details

  • Artist Name: Salomon van Ruysdael (Dutch, 1602/3-1670)
  • Title: Landscape with Sandy Road
  • Date: 1628
  • Medium: Oil on panel
  • Dimensions: 11-1/4 x 15-1/2 in. (28.6 x 39.4 cm)
  • Credit Line: The Norton Simon Foundation
  • Accession Number: F.1970.15.P
  • Copyright: © The Norton Simon Foundation

Object Information

Anonymous (sale, London, Sotheby’s, 7 December 1932, lot 67, to “Collings”);
Leo Collins (a.k.a. Cohen/Collings), Vienna.
[D. A. Hoogendijk & Co., Amsterdam, ca. November, 1934- still in 1936].
[E.J. van Wisselingh & Co., Amsterdam, sold 1970 to];
The Norton Simon Foundation.

Tentoonstelling oude kunst uit het bezit van den internationalen handel

  • Rijksmuseum, 1936-07 to 1936-09
Masterpieces from the Norton Simon Museum, p. 68
Campbell, Sara, Collector Without Walls: Norton Simon and His Hunt for the Best, cat. 741 p. 334
H., Maandblad voor beeldende kunsten, p. 378
Gerson, Horst, The Connoisseur, fig. 8
Catalogus van de tentoonstelling van oude kunst uit ket bezit van den internationalen handel, no. 141
Sutton, Peter C., et al., Masters of 17th Century Dutch Landscape Painting, p.35, 466
Stechow, Wolfgang, Dutch Landscape Painting in the Seventeenth Century, p. 26
H., Maandblad voor Beeldende Kunsten, pp. 55-59
Stechow, Wolfgang, Salomon van Ruysdael, no. 227, fig. 6 pp. 17-18
Stechow, Wolfgang, Salomon van Ruysdael, no. 227, fig. 3 p. 17-18
Benesch, Otto, From an art Historian's Workshop, fig. 22 p. 23
Norton Simon Museum, Selected Paintings at the Norton Simon Museum, p. 63
Sutton, Peter C., A Guide to Dutch Art in America, p. 217
Liedtke, Walter, Apollo, p. 24
Schama, Simon, Masters of 17th Century Dutch Landscape Painting, fig. 3 p. 67
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