About This Artwork

Jan van Goyen
Dutch, 1596-1656

A Dune Landscape, 1650–51

Black chalk, with brush and gray wash, on ivory laid paper
98 x 158 mm

Worcester Sketch Fund Income, 1961.382

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Publication History

Campbell Dodgson, “A Dutch Sketchbook of 1650,” The Burlington Magazine for Connoisseurs 32 (June 1918), pp. 234-240.

Friedrich Gorissen, Conspectus Cliviæ (Kleve, 1964), pp. 84-86.

Hans-Ulrich Beck, Jan van Goyen, 1596-1656 (Amsterdam, 1972), 1:313, no. 847/221.

Sotheby Parke-Bernet, Important Old Master Paintings and Drawings, auc. cat. (New York, January 9, 1980), lot. 50.

Edwin Buijsen, The Sketchbook of Jan van Goyen from the Bredius-Kronig Collection (The Hague, 1993), p. 12.

Ownership History

Private collection, England, 1879 [Gorissen 1964]. Johnson Neale, London, by 1895 [Gorrisen 1964]; Thomas Mark Hovell (1853-1925), London [Dodgson 1918]. Sold, Sotheby's, London, July 3, 1918, lot 124; P. and D. Colnaghi, London, from 1918 [New York 1980, auc. cat.]. W. M. Mensing (1866-1936), Amsterdam; sold, Frederick Muller, Amsterdam, Mensing estate sale, April 27-29, 1937, lot 218. Hirschmann (probably Otto Hirschman, born 1889) [Gorissen 1964]. A. Mayer, New York [Gorissen 1964]. C.F. Louis DeWild (1901-1987), New York [Beck 1972]. Sold by the Lilienfeld Galleries, New York, to the Art Institute, 1961.

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