About This Artwork

Jan Both
Dutch, c. 1618-1652

Italian Landscape with Travelers, 1645/50

Oil on canvas
49.5 x 61 cm (19 1/2 x 24 in. )
signed lower left corner: JBoth (initials in monogram)

Alexander A. McKay and Annie Swan Coburn funds, restricted gift of Julius Lewis, 1987.67

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Publication History

J. P. Neale, View of the Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland, vol. 6, London, 1823, [p. 74].

The Art Institute of Chicago, Annual Report 1986-1987, Chicago, 1987, pp. 40-41, ill., 56.

Ownership History

Probably William Beckford, Fonthill Abbey, Wiltshire [according to the 1815 manuscript catalogue of the pictures at Langley Park, Norfolk, cited below]. Sir Thomas Beauchamp-Proctor (died 1827), Langley Park, Norfolk, by 1815 [no. 8 in the 1815 manuscript catalogue of the pictures at Langley Park, Norfolk, a photocopy kindly supplied by Sir Christopher Proctor-Beauchamp is in the curatorial file]; by descent to Sir Christopher Proctor-Beauchamp. Douwes Fine Art Ltd, London and Amsterdam, by 1984 [included in their catalogue, 1984, no. 8]; sold to the Art Institute, 1987.




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