While the artist Johan Barthold Jongkind painted similar compositions to this in the 1860s, this work is likely to be a forgery. Jongkind himself often produced paintings of Dutch subject matter, returning to the Netherlands each year in the 1860s, even when he was settled in Paris.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1819 - 1891
Full title
Skating in Holland
Date made
about 1890-1900?
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
31.8 x 46.4 cm
Inscription summary
Signed
Acquisition credit
Sir Hugh Lane Bequest, 1917
Inventory number
NG3253
Location in Gallery