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lower center: J Ruisdael . 1648

Provenance

Richter Oelrich, Bremen, c. 1820; purchased 1928 by Bernhard Hausmann [1784-1873], Hanover;[1] private sale 1 October 1857 to King George V of Hanover [1819-1878];[2] by inheritance to his son, Ernst August II, Crown Prince of Hanover and 3rd Duke of Cumberland [1845-1923];[3] (his estate sale, Rudolph Lepke Kunst-Auctions-Haus, Berlin, 31 March 1925, no. 63, sold for 16,500 Reichsmarks). art market, Düsseldorf. private collection, Cologne, in 1948; (Kunsthandel K. & V. Waterman, Amsterdam), in 1982; purchased 1983 by Norman and Suzanne Hascoe, Greenwich, Connecticut; (sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, New York, 4 June 2014, no. 38); (Richard Green Fine Paintings, London); purchased May 2017 by NGA.

Exhibition History
1954
Meisterwerke holländischer Landschaftsmalerei des 17. Jahrhunderts, Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, 1954, no. 19.
1981
Jacob van Ruisdael, Mauritshuis, The Hague; Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1981-1982, no. 8.
1983
Loan to display with permanent collection, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, 1983-1987.
2002
Pleasures of Collecting: Part I, Renaissance to Impressionist, Bruce Museum, Greenwich, Connecticut, 2002-2003, unnumbered catalogue.
2005
Jacob van Ruisdael: Master of Landscape, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Philadelphia Museum of Art; Royal Academy of Arts, London, 2005-2006, no. 9.
2005
Old Master Paintings from the Hascoe Collection, Bruce Museum, Greenwich, Connecticut, 2005, no. 8.
Bibliography
n.d.
Führer durch die Museen in Hannover und Herrenhausen: Ein Gang durch die Cumberland-Galerie in Hannover. Hannover, n.d., after 1889: 9, unnumbered, as Sandhugel am Meere "on the rear wall" of Kabinet 9.
1831
Hausmann, Bernhard. Verzeichniss der Hausmann'schen Gemählde-Sammlung in Hannover. Braunschweig, 1831: 134-135, no. 270.
1863
Parthey, Gustav Friedrich. Deutscher Bildersaal. Verzeichniss der in Deutschland vorhandenen Oelbilder verstorbener Maler aller Schulen. 2 vols. Berlin, 1863-1864: 2:461, no. 135.
1891
Katalog der zum Ressort der Königlichen Verwaltungs-Kommission gehörigen Sammlung von Gemälden, Skulpturen und Alterthümern im Provinzial-Museumsgebäude an der Prinzenstrasse Nr. 4 zu Hannover. Hannover, 1891: no. 474.
1905
Katalog der zur Fideikommiss-Galerie des Gesamthauses Braunschwieg und Lüneburg gehörigen Sammlung von Gemälden und Skulpturen im Provinzial-Museum. Hannover, 1905: 118, no. 357.
1907
Hofstede de Groot, Cornelis. A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch Painters of the Seventeenth Century. 8 vols. Translated by Edward G. Hawke. London, 1907-1927: 4(1912):285, no. 925.
1928
Rosenberg, Jakob. Jacob van Ruisdael. Berlin, 1928: no. 567.
1991
Walford, E. John. Jacob van Ruisdael and the Perception of Landscape. New Haven, 1991: 64.
2001
Slive, Seymour. Jacob van Ruisdael: A Complete Catalogue of his Paintings, Drawings and Etchings. New Haven, 2001: 446-447, no. 635, repro.
2009
Petersen, Joachim. Bernhard Hausmann: Burger, Fabrikant, Kunstsammler. Gottiingen, 2009: 241.
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