Artist Esaias van de Velde, Dutch, 1587-1630
Artist Cornelis Hendriksz. Vroom, Dutch, 1591-1661
Title
  • The Highway Robbery
Date ca. 1625
Medium Oil on oak panel
Dimensions Unframed: 12 3/8 × 18 1/2 inches (31.4 × 47 cm)
Framed: 17 1/8 × 23 1/4 × 2 inches (43.5 × 59.1 × 5.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Kanzler
Accession Number 45.24
Department European Painting
On View Dutch Golden Age S380, Level 3 (see map)
1945, (A.F. Mondshein, New York, New York, USA);
1945, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA) in exchange for a painting by Sir William Beechey, possibly in the collection of Mr. & Mrs. Ernest Kanzler (Detroit, Michigan, USA), or purchased with funds from same.
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