Attributed to Salomon van Ruysdael

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Attributed to Salomon van Ruysdael
d. 1670
Landscape with Ruins of a Castle (Brederode?)
Brush and black and gray wash on paper; framing line in black ink (trimmed along right edge).
3 7/8 x 7 1/2 inches (95 x 185 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
I, 121a

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Watermark: none visible through lining.

Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919), London and Florence; from whom purchased through Galerie Alexandre Imbert, Rome, in 1909 by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), New York (no mark; see Lugt 1509); his son, J. P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), New York.
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Cuyp, Aelbert, 1620-1691, Formerly attributed to.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.


Jane Shoaf Turner, with contributions by Felice Stampfle, Dutch Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library: Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries, New York, 2006, cat. no. 264.

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