The false signature is an imitation of that of Philips Wouwermans. This painting was previously attributed to Abraham Begeijn but in fact is closer in composition and style to signed paintings by van Ludick, especially a landscape in Warsaw (National Museum).

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1629 - before 1697
Full title
A River between Rocky Cliffs, with a Waterfall on the left
Date made
about 1670
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
53.5 x 66.4 cm
Acquisition credit
Wynn Ellis Bequest, 1876
Inventory number
NG1007
Location in Gallery