Artist Aelbert Cuyp, Dutch, 1620-1691
  • Landscape with Maid Milking a Cow
Date ca. 1655
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Framed: 49 × 62 1/8 × 3 5/8 inches (124.5 × 157.8 × 9.2 cm)
Unframed: 40 × 53 inches (101.6 × 134.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of James E. Scripps
Accession Number 89.33
Department European Painting
Not On View
Signed Signed, at bottom near center: A Cuyp
1847, John LaTouche.
James E. Scripps [1835-1906] (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1889-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Royal Irish Art Union Exhibition of Ancient Masters. Dublin, 1847.

Catalogue of the Scripps Collection. DIA. Detroit, 1889, p. 41, no. 45 [as Albert Cuyp].

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Alebert Cuyp. Exh. cat., Washington, National Gallery of Art, London, National Gallery, Rijksmuseum. Washington, 2001-2002, pp. 275, 291 [cited under cat. 107, A Milkmaid, chalk & wash drawing, J. Paul Getty Museum].

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