Artist Wouter Knijff, Dutch, 1607 - after 1694
Title
  • View of the North Port at Hoorn
Date 1648
Medium Oil on oak panel
Dimensions Unframed: 16 7/8 × 25 1/4 inches (42.9 × 64.1 cm)
Framed: 20 1/4 × 28 1/2 × 1 1/2 inches (51.4 × 72.4 × 3.8 cm)
Credit Line Gift of James E. Scripps
Accession Number 89.36
Department European Painting
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, lower left: W Knyf 1648 [the W and K form a monogram]
Collection of T.J. Ireland, Esq. (Ousden Hall, Suffolk, England);
January 26, 1889, auction (Christie's, London, England) lott 133 [as Jan van Goyen];
1889, James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1889-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Detroit Museum of Art, Catalogue of the Scripps Collection. Detroit, 1889,no. 40. [as Jan van Goyen]

Scripps, James E. Handbook of the Paintings Ancient and Modern Belonging to the Detroit Museum of Art. Detroit, 1895, p. 22.

Detroit Institute of Arts, Catalogue of Paintings, Sculpture, and Contemporary Arts and Crafts. Detroit, 1920, p.51, no. 41. [as Jan van Goyen]

Heil, W. Catalogue of Paintings in the Permanent Collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1930, no.118 (ill.).

Richardson, E.P. "From Old Bruegel to Van Goyen." Art Quarterly 1, 3 (1938): pp. 181-203 (fig. 11).

Masters of Dutch Painting: The Detroit Institute of Arts. London, 2004, pp.132-133.