Salomon van Ruysdael
RIVER LANDSCAPE WITH ANIMALS AND FIGURES IN A FERRY, A CHURCH TOWER AND SAILING BOATS BEYOND
signed and indistinctly dated lower left, on the boat: S.Rvysdael. 16[...]9
oil on canvas
79.9 x 93.8 cm.; 31 1/2 x 36 7/8 in.
Henry Thomas Liddell, 1st Earl of Ravensworth (1797–1878), Ravensworth Castle, North Yorkshire, by 1857;
Thence by descent until sold, on the premises, Anderson & Garland, 15 June 1920, lot 90, to Agnew;
With Thomas Agnew & Sons, London, 1921;
Mrs Ernest C. Innes, 28 The Boltons, London;
By whose Executors sold, London, Christie's, 13 December 1935, lot 151, for £1365 to Agnew;
With Thomas Agnew & Sons, London;
William Goodbody (d. 1949), Invergarry House, Invergarry, Inverness, by 1938;
Thence by inheritance to his daughter, Amy Kathleen Bateman (b. 1920), Mortham Tower, Barnard Castle, County Durham;
Thence by inheritance.
The Hague, Koninklijke Kunstzaal Kleykamp, Tentoonstelling van schilderijen door oud-hollandsche en vlaamsche meesters, 1926, no. 42.
G.F. Waagen, Galleries and cabinets of art in Great Britain. Supplement, vol. IV, London 1857, p. 486 (as hanging in the Gallery at Ravensworth Castle: 'a landscape of great truth and rare power for him');
W. Stechow, Salomon van Ruysdael: eine Einführung in seine Kunst, Berlin 1938, cat. no. 414;
W. Stechow, Salomon van Ruysdael, Berlin 1975, p. 133, cat. no. 414.