Winter Scene on a Frozen Canal

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Winter Scene on a Frozen Canal

circa 1620
Paintings
Oil on wood
Panel: 14 1/2 × 25 3/4 in. (36.83 × 65.41 cm) Frame: 20 1/2 × 31 1/2 × 2 7/8 in. (52.07 × 80.01 × 7.3 cm) Overall: 20 1/2 x 31 1/2 x 2 7/8 in (52.07 x 80.01 x 7.3 cm)
Partial gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward William Carter and purchased with funds provided by The Ahmanson Foundation, the Paul Rodman Mabury Collection, the William Randolph Hearst Collection, the Michael J. Connell Foundation, the Marion Davies Collection, Mr. and Mrs. Lauritz Melchior, Mr. and Mrs. R. Stanton Avery, the Estate of Anita M. Baldwin by exchange, and Hannah L. Carter (M.2009.106.23)
Not currently on public view

Provenance

Jan Carel Elias (1837–1900), graaf van Lijnden, Arnhem and The Hague, in 1881, bequeathed to his brother-in-law;(1) Johan Willem Frederik (1844–1903),(2) ridd

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Jan Carel Elias (1837–1900), graaf van Lijnden, Arnhem and The Hague, in 1881, bequeathed to his brother-in-law;(1) Johan Willem Frederik (1844–1903),(2) ridder Huyssen van Kattendijke, The Hague, bequeathed to the son of Jan Carel Elias; Johan Maurits Dideric (1864–1930), graaf van Lynden, Huis Keukenhof, Lisse, bequeathed to his wife; Aurelia Elisabeth (1875–1949), gravin van Limburg Stirum, vrouwe van Noordwijkerhout, Huis Keukenhof, Lisse, bequeathed to her son; Jan Carel Elias (1912–2003), graaf van Lynden, sold after 1951 to; [Nystad Antiquairs, Lochem, sold by 1954 to]; Sidney James van den Bergh (1898–1977), Wassenaar, sold 1972 through;(3) [G. Cramer, The Hague, to]; Mr. and Mrs. Edward William Carter, Los Angeles, partial gift and partial sale by the heirs 2009 to; LACMA.

Footnotes

(1) He was made a ridder (knight) in 1814 and in 1818 a graaf (count, earl). For the Van Lynden family, see Keukenhof 2009.

(2) He married Sara Agatha, baroness van Lynden, in 1874.

(3) Sidney James van den Bergh, who was a major collector of seventeenth-century Dutch paintings, was a senior manager of Unilever. In 1959 he served as minister of defense for the Netherlands.

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