River scene by moonlight
French School; painter
late 17th Century
Formerly regarded as by Adam Elsheimer.
oil paint; medium
panel (wood); support
oil on panel
height, 11.5, cm
width, 15.6, cm
bequeathed; 1816; Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount
Probably coll. Cardinal Guillaume du Bois (d. 1723); Orleans collection by 1727; sold by Philippe Egalité, Duke of Orleans, with his Dutch and Flemish pictures to Thomas Moore Slade, 1792
; on frame; Phil Orleans
; on panel; Adams Fece.
Exhibition of the Orleans Pictures. 1793
Venue: Pall Mall, London?
Catalogue number: 258 or possibly 170
Earp, F.R.. 1902. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum.Cambridge (Cambs.): p. 67
Goodison, J.W.. Sutton, Denys. 1960. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. I, French, German and Spanish.Cambridge (Cambs.): p. 170-171
Object Number: 533
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 2663; input: 2000-03-03; modified: 2011-03-10)