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Jan Baptist Weenix

River Landscape with a Ferry


Jan Baptist Weenix
Amsterdam 1621 – Huister Mey, Netherlands, 1660/61


River Landscape with a Ferry


About 1650


Oil on canvas


152.4 x 203.2 cm


Purchase, Horsley and Annie Townsend Bequest and gift of Papachristidis (Canada) Limited, inv. 1989.17


Western Art

Amsterdam, Van Diemen family (by 1675; thence by descent to the Marquesses Mansi, Lucca, where still recorded in 1926; as by Adam Pynacker);

Florence, Villa Giramonte, Contessa Fortuna (by descent);

Amsterdam, dealer Bernard Houthakker (in 1973);

Ireland, Patrick Gallagher (London, Sotheby’s, 17 November 1982, No. 100, not sold);

Maastricht and London, dealer Noortman & Brod;

Auction New York, Christie’s, 5 June 1985, No. 154, not sold;

New York, French & Company.

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