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Title

River Landscape with a Ferry

Artist

Salomon van Ruysdael

Date

1656

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G311
River Landscape with a Ferry, Salomon van Ruysdael
: A River Landscape by Salomon van Ruysdael
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Medium: Paintings | Oil on canvas
Size: 41 1/2 x 52 7/8 x 1 1/8 in. (105.41 x 134.3 x 2.86 cm) (canvas)67 in. (170.18 cm) (diagonal)
Creation Place: Europe, Netherlands
Culture: Europe, Netherlands
Style: 17th century
Inscriptions: Signature and Date Right center (on the ferry boat): [S.VRoysDAEL, 1656] Seal on verso LC (fully intact wax seal): [Galerie Sedelmeyer Paris]Stamp on verso LLC (aged and yellow): [313]Label on verso UC: [A2773] (Knoedler inventory number)Marking on verso in blue grease pen UC: [A2773]MIA label on verso ULC: [L44.1816 L
Physical Description: Dutch landscape. Golden Age of Holland. A wide river with various river craft, which stretches across the width of the canvas and flows to meet the horizon. In the far right distance, a village can be seen through a gentle mist, while on the wooded bank t
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The William Hood Dunwoody Fund
Accession Number: 45.9
Artist: Salomon van Ruysdael, Dutch, ca. 1602 - 1670
Role: Artist
Nationality: Dutch
Life Dates: Dutch, ca. 1602 - 1670
Added to Site: February 28, 2009