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Landscape With Milkmaid And Peasants
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Landscape With Milkmaid And Peasants

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Description Born and trained in Antwerp, Siberechts is first recorded as a master in the city's guild of St. Luke for the year 1648-49. He is chiefly known for bucolic rural views of country people executed in a vigorously realistic manner. Siberechts seems to have been particularly fascinated by the motif of peasants driving their carts along stream beds, using them as if they were roadways. In 1672 the artist moved to London, focusing thereafter on topographical views of country houses.
Date Description Narrative
6/16/1942Treatmentcoated; inpainted; surface cleaned; varnish removed or reduced
9/27/1984Examinationexamined for condition
  • New Light on Old Pictures: Dutch and Flemish Paintings from the Walters. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1981-1982.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, before 1909 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters before 1909 (listed in The Walters Collection (Baltimore 1909), no. 354.

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ca. 1670
oil on canvas
(Painting & Drawing)
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H: 43 5/8 x W: 56 1/8 in. (110.8 x 142.5 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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