This may be a copy after an unknown landscape by Cuyp, or a pastiche imitating his style. Such pastiches were painted by the 18th-century painter Jacob van Strij (1756 - 1815), who may be the artist of this picture.

Key facts

Artist dates
1620 - 1691
Full title
A Herdsman with Seven Cows by a River
Date made
probably about 1750-1800
Medium and support
Oil on oak
61.4 x 90.8 cm
Acquisition credit
Salting Bequest, 1910
Inventory number
Location in Gallery