Artist Jan Griffier the Elder, Dutch, 1645-1718
  • A Winter Scene
Date ca. 1700
Medium Oil on oak panel
Dimensions Overall: 10 1/4 × 14 × 1/4 inches (26 × 35.6 × 0.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of James E. Scripps
Accession Number 89.45
Department European Painting
Not On View
Collection of C.J. Knight, F.S.A. (London, England);
February 9-11, 1889, (Christie's, London, England) lot 136 [as Herman Saftleven];
1889, Deacon [bought at Christie's sale for £10-10-00].
James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1889-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Scripps, James E. Handbook of the Paintings Ancient and Modern Belonging to the Detroit Museum of Art. Detroit, 1895, p. 26.

Detroit Museum of Art, Handbook of Paintings by the Old Masters. Detroit, 1910, p. 34, no. 44.

Detroit Institute of Arts, Catalogue of Paintings, Sculpture, and Contemporary Arts and Crafts. Detroit, 1920, p. 59, no. 54. [as Herman Saftleven the Younger]

Richardson, E.P., ed. Detroit Institute of Arts, Catalogue of Paintings. Detroit, 1944, p. 117, no. 718. [as Herman Saftleven]

Detroit Institute of Arts, Catalogue of Paintings. Detroit, 1965, p. 96. [as H. Saftleven]

Schulz, W. Herman Saftleven. Berlin, 1982, pp. 46, 189. [as Jan Griffier]

Keyes, George S. et al. Masters of Dutch Painting: The Detroit Institute of Arts. London, 2004, pp. 84-85, no. 31 (ill.).