Still life with landscape view through curtain
circa 1645-circa 1650
oil on panel
63.4 x 85.3 cm board; 81.0 x 103.7 cm frame
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Gift of Sir Arthur Downes in memory of his uncle J.F. Downes and of his cousin F.W.A. Downes H.L.A. 1929
Shown in 1 exhibition
The golden age of Dutch art: seventeenth century paintings from the Rijksmuseum and Australian collections:
Sir Arthur Henry Downes, England, Gift of Sir Arthur Downes 1929. Letter from Downes 1929 "there is a tradition that the picture was won at cards by a gambling Mytton of former days" (Mytton was a Downes ancestor).
Referenced in 4 publications
Don Anderson (Editor), Banquet of the mind, Milsons Point, 2000, cover (colour illus.).
Norbert Middlekoop, The golden age of Dutch art: seventeenth century paintings from the Rijksmuseum and Australian collections, Perth, 1997, 54 (colour illus.), 55. cat.no. 15
Robin Carl Norling and Peter Pinson, Robin Norling, Sydney, 2010, 16, 17.
Peter Tomory and Robert Gaston, European Paintings before 1800 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1989, 116 (illus.). no. 356