A Sandy Road with Thatched Cottages Artist: Jan van Goyen (Dutch, 1596–1656)


European Art

On view, 2nd floor, European Art

Oil on panel


unframed: 12 7/8 × 21 5/8 in. (32.7 × 54.9 cm)

Credit Line

Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., Class of 1913, Fund

Accession Number



17th century


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Alfred Sensier (1815–1877), Paris. Gustave Rothan (1822–1890), Paris, 1873; sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, May 29, 1890, lot 43; sold to Prince Serge Wladimirowitch Koudacheff (Prince Tatarsky, 1863–1933), St. Petersburg, Russia; sale, Frederik Muller & Cie., Amsterdam, the Netherlands, June 27, 1905, lot 13; sold to William Smith (19th-20th century), Rotterdam, 1905 (consigned to Edward Speelman Ltd., London, 1972); sold to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1972
  • Hans-Ulrich Beck, Jan van Goyen 1596–1656: Ein Oeuvrerzeichnis, 2 (Amsterdam: Davaco, 1972–91), p. 490, no. 1115
  • C Hofstede de Groot, Beschreibendes und kritisches Verzeichnis der Werke der hervorragendsten holländischen Maler des XVII. Jahrhunderts, 8 (Paris: Esslingen am Neckar, 1907–28), p. 99, no. 374
  • Alfred Von Würzbach, Niederländisches Künstler-Lexikon: Auf Grund Archivalischer Forschungen Bearbeitet, 3 vols. (Vienna and Leipzig: Halm und Goldmann, 1906–11), vl.II (1906), p. 609
  • Frederik Muller & Cie, Amsterdam, Catalogue des Tableaux Anciens formant la Collection du Prince Tatarsky à St. Petersbourg, sale cat. (1905), 5, no. 13, ill
  • Paul Mantz, "Jan van Goyen," Gazette des Beaux-Arts 12 (1875), 147
  • Paul Mantz, "La Galerie de M. Rothan," Gazette des Beaux-Arts 7 (1873), 286–88
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cottages roads


[LL] "VG 1633"

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