Artist Isack van Ostade, Dutch, 1621-1649
  • River Landscape with Swimmers
Date 1644
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 35 7/8 × 45 1/2 inches (91.1 × 115.6 cm)
Framed: 46 × 56 × 4 1/4 inches (116.8 × 142.2 × 10.8 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence P. Fisher
Accession Number 68.296
Department European Painting
Not On View
Signed Signed, lower center: Isach van Ostade 1644
Marks Marked, on inside of stretcher: I. PEEL, LINER
Marked, label on stretcher: J. Chenue, packer for H. S. Reyre
collection of Hendrik Twent;
August 11, 1789, auction of H. Twent collection (Leiden, Netherlands), lot 4;
August 11, 1789, purchased by L.B. Coclers.
1929, (Howard Young Galleries, New York, New York, USA).
collection of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence P. Fisher (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1968-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Hofstede de Groot, C. Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch Artists of the Seventeenth Century, vol. 3. London, 1910, no. 142, p. 480 [as A Stream Outside a Town and as a companion painting to Ostade's picture in the Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp--HdG 80].

Richardson, E. P., intro. Loan Exhibition of Dutch Landscape Painting. Exh. cat., DIA. Detroit, February 3-26, 1939, cat. 27 [unpaginated; lent by Mr. Lawrence P. Fisher].

Masters of Dutch Painting: The Detroit Institute of Arts. London, 2004, pp. 156-157 [entry by A. K. Wheelock, Jr.].