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.
- 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
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
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- Gerson, Horst, The Connoisseur,fig. 8
- Catalogus van de tentoonstelling van oude kunst uit ket bezit van den internationalen handel,no. 141
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- 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,1980, 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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