Jan van Goyen (1596 - 1656):
A Castle by a River
A973; oil on oak panel; 36 x 30 cm.
Signed in monogram and dated: VG 1647.
Prov: Sir Georges Donaldson; Hans Koenig.
Bequeathed by Francis Falconer Madan, 1962; WA1962.17.15.
The same castle appears in a number of works by van Goyen, several with dates in the 1640s. The castle has been tentatively identified as the castle of Culemborg, near Tiel, on the Waal in Gelderland.
Information derived from the Ashmolean Museum's Complete Illustrated Catalogue of Paintings.