Blue and white rectangular plaque

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Painted in hues of soft blue with a gentleman wearing a plumed hat, holding a long rifle and conversing with a fashionable lady seated on a horse near a shepherdess seated on the ground at his feet, a dog by her right side, to the left a donkey observing a peasant or traveler seated beneath a tree and drinking
from a jug, and to the right two fishermen hauling their nets before a distant cottage in a hilly landscape beneath voluminous clouds; the reverse unglazed.

The source of this plaque is the print by Johannes Visscher (1633- after 1692) of 'Riverbank with Fishermen Hauling in Nets', which is the first in a series of four landscapes, the first state of which is dated 1670.

Afmetingen
Length: 27.2 cm. (10.7 in.)
Width: 37 cm. (14.6 in.)
Code
D1302
Collectie
Aronson Antiquairs
Copyright beeld
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/3.0/deed.en_US
Datering
circa 1670-1680
Herkomst
The Collection of Jhr. J.W. Six van Vromade, sold at auction by Niekerk and Schlu╠łter, Amsterdam, October 18, 1932, lot 217, and according to the pencil annotation in the margin of the catalogue, acquired for fl 200,- by M. Huisman & Zn, Antiquairs, The Hague;
A Czechoslovakian private collection, through 2008
Materiaal/techniek
tin-glazed earthenware
Permanente link
https://www.aronson.com/object/d1302-blue-and-white-rectangular-plaque/
Productieplaats
Delft