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European Art
Artist: Meindert Hobbema, Dutch, 1638–1709

A Winter Scene

ca. 1660

Oil on canvas

50.2 × 68.9 cm (19 3/4 × 27 1/8 in.)
Bequest of Dr. Herbert and Monika Schaefer
2020.37.38
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Dutch
Period: 
17th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute (1713–1792), Mount Stuart House, Rothesay, Isle of Bute, Scotland; by descent to his great-grandson, John Crichton-Stuart, 2nd Marquess of Bute (1793–1848), Wroxton Abbey, Oxfordshire, by 1835; likely by inheritance to Susan North, 10th Baroness North (1797–1884), Wroxton Abbey, by 1857 [see note 1]; by descent to her son, William Henry John North, 11th Lord North (1836–1932), Wroxton Abbey, by 1895; sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, Important Pictures by Old Masters and of the Early English School, London, July 13, 1895, lot 62; sold to “Wooton,” on behalf of John Patrick Crichton-Stuart, 3rd Marquess of Bute (1847–1900), Mount Stuart House, Rothesay, Isle of Bute, Scotland; by descent to John Crichton-Stuart, 6th Marquess of Bute (1933–1993), Mount Stuart House, Rothesay, Isle of Bute, Scotland; sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, Important Old Master Pictures, London, December 9, 1994, lot 22 (as Jan van Kessel). Dr. Herbert (1910–2011) and Mrs. Monika Schaefer (died 2019), Malaga, Spain, by 1995; on loan to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1995–2019; bequeathed to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2019

Notes:
[1] Susan North was a half-sister of John Crichton-Stuart’s first wife.

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