Dutch, 1619 - 1668

Travelers Halting

The viewer’s interest is almost equally divided between animals and people in this scene, a characteristic that marks Philips Wouwerman’s work. The Dutch artist’s reputation rested upon his highly skilled depictions of horses, although as this charming painting attests, he had a way with donkeys, dogs, and people, as well.

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Medium: Oil on panel

Dimensions: H: 12 1/4 x W: 15 1/2 in.

Accession: 0195

Collection: Julian Wood Glass Jr. Collection

Category: Paintings - Subject Pictures

Tags: Oil , Panel , Travelers , Men , Women , Children

Purchased December 1, 1976 from Newhouse Galleries. From the collections of Isaac Pereire, Paris, France, 1872; M. Rhone, Paris, France, 1909; and M. PILLET-Will, Paris, France. Recorded in "A Catalogue Raisonne of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch Painters of the Seventeenth Century" by C. Hofstede de Grott, Volume II, page 364, Number 383; Catalogue of the Collection of Isaac Pereire, Paris, France, March 6, 1872, Number 179; and "Dictionnaire des ventes d'Art en France et a l'Etranger pendant les XVIII et XIX Siecles" by H. Mireur, Volume VII, page 554.