Artist Ludolf de Jongh, Dutch, 1616-1679
Title
  • Hunting Party in the Courtyard of a Country House
Date ca. between 1665 and 1670
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 27 1/4 × 32 1/2 inches (69.2 × 82.6 cm)
Framed: 42 1/2 × 37 1/2 × 2 7/8 inches (108 × 95.3 × 7.3 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase with funds from Mr. and Mrs. James S. Whitcomb
Accession Number 58.169
Department European Painting
On View Dutch Golden Age S380, Level 3 (see map)
ca. 1956, (Edward Speelman Gallery, London, England);
1958, (Mortimer Brandt Gallery, New York, New York, USA);
1958-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Grigaut, Paul L. "Prelude to the Hunt." Bulletin of the DIA 38, no. 1 (1958-59): pp. 5-7, (ill.).

Plietzsch, E. Holländische und flämische Maler des XVII. Jahrhunderts. Leipzig, 1960, p. 57, pl. 78. [as shortly after 1650.]

Dutch Life in the Golden Century. Exh. cat., Museum of Fine Arts and High Museum of Art. St. Petersburg, FL, and Atlanta, 1975, p. 32, cat. 17.

Masters of Seventeenth-Century Dutch Genre Painting. Exh. cat., Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, 1984, pp. 225-226, cat. 57 (ill.).

Fleischer, R.E. Ludolf de Jongh, Doornspijk, 1989, pp. 75-77; 79, pl. 92.

Masters of Dutch Painting: The Detroit Institute of Arts, London, 2004, pp. 124-125.