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A Track by a Dune, with Peasants and a Horseman
Jan Wijnants

This landscape is characteristic of the sandy dunes which lie between the artist's native town of Haarlem and the coast, but it is unlikely to represent a specific location. Throughout his career dune landscapes remained Wijnants's principal subject. The figures are probably by Wijnants' frequent collaborator, the Amsterdam painter Jan Lingelbach.

Key facts
Artist Jan Wijnants
Artist dates active 1643; died 1684
Full title A Track by a Dune, with Peasants and a Horseman
Date made 1665
Medium and support Oil on oak
Dimensions 29.7 x 36.8 cm
Inscription summary Signed; Dated
Acquisition credit Salting Bequest, 1910
Inventory number NG2533
Location in Gallery Not on display
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