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A Landscape with a Ruined Archway
Jan Wijnants

Wijnants lived and worked in Haarlem, and his landscapes are based on the area around the town. Many buildings had been destroyed by the Spanish at the time of the siege of Haarlem and survived as picturesque ruins. The figures and animals are probably by Wijnant's collaborator, Adriaen van de Velde.

Key facts
Artist Jan Wijnants
Artist dates active 1643; died 1684
Full title A Landscape with a Woman driving Sheep through a Ruined Archway
Date made 1667
Medium and support Oil on canvas
Dimensions 35.8 x 43.5 cm
Inscription summary Signed; Dated
Acquisition credit Salting Bequest, 1910
Inventory number NG2532
Location in Gallery Not on display
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