Artist Jan van Kessel the Elder
Flemish, 1626-1679
Title
  • Water
Date 1660/1670
Medium oil on copper
Dimensions Framed: 14 7/8 × 18 1/4 × 2 3/8 inches (37.8 × 46.4 × 6 cm)
Unframed: 10 × 13 1/2 inches (25.4 × 34.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.15
Department European Painting
On View Decorative Arts S350, Level 3 (see map)
Signed Signed at lower left: I.V. KESSEL F.
Wales, Berriew, Vaynor Park, Collection Corbett-Winder;
London, auction Major Corbett-Winder [Christie's] 6 April, 1889, lot 74;
Detroit, Collection James E. Scripps.
Scripps, J.E., Catalogue of a Private Collection of Old Masters, Detroit, 1889, p. 56, no. 65.

Scripps, J.E., Catalogue of a Private Collection of Scripps, Detroit, 1900, p. 14, no. 3, pp. 10-11, cat. 26

Scripps, J.E., Catalogue of a Private Collection of Ancient and Modern Paintings formed by James E. Scripps, Detroit, 1900, 2nd ed., p. 14, no. 38.

"Mrs. Harriet Scripps Presents Fifteen Old Masters," Bulletin of the DIA, vol. 3, no. 4, 1909, p 47.

Detroit, Detroit Museum of Art, Handbook of Paintings by the Old Masters, 1910, p. 50, no.76.

Detroit, DIA, Catalogue of paintings, sculpture and contemporary arts and crafts, (cat. compiled by C. Burroughs), 1920, p. 52, no. 45.

Richardson, E.P. (ed.), Detroit, DIA, Catalogue of Paintings, 1944, p. 74, no. 602.

Paris, Grand Palais, "Le Siècle de Rubens dans les Collections Publiques Françaises," 1977, p. 120, under no. 81.

Held, J.S., Flemish and German Paintings of the 17th Century, (the collections of the DIA) Detroit, 1982, pp. 67-68, repr.

Phoenix, Phoenix Art Museum-Kansas City, Nelson Atkins Museum of Art-The Hague, Mauritshuis, "Copper as Canvas", 1998-1999, p. 21, fig. 1.5 (not in exhibition).