Jacob Isaacksz. van Ruisdael
A WOODED LANDSCAPE WITH CATTLE CROSSING A STREAM IN THE DISTANCE
oil on canvas
103.2 x 130.5 cm.; 40 5/8 x 51 3/8 in.
Possibly Jac. Kok, Amsterdam;
Possibly his sale, Amsterdam, Cok, 6 July 1768, lot 53, for 65 florins to Toussaint;
Possibly with Toussaint, Amsterdam (this, and the above according to Hofstede de Groot 1912, see Literature);
Hugo Charles van der Gucht:
Sold by order of his trustees, London, Christie's, 26 November 1965, lot 76, for 2,400 guineas to Brod;
With Alfred Brod, London, 1965–66;
Heinz Kisters, Kreuzlingen, Switzerland, circa 1966–70;
With Alan Jacobs, London, 1975, from whom acquired until sold
Anonymous sale ('The Property of a Lady'), London, Sotheby's, 3 July 1997, lot 41, where acquried by the present owner.
Düsseldorf, Künstlerverein Malkasten, Gemälde alter Meister, 23 October – 6 November 1966, no. 34 (exhibited by Alfred Brod).
Possibly C. Hofstede de Groot, A catalogue raisonné..., vol. IV, London 1912, p. 225, cat. no. 712c;
S. Slive, Jacob van Ruisdael, A complete catalogue of his paintings, drawings and etchings, New Haven and London 2001, pp. 273–74, cat. no. 344, reproduced in colour.