Artist Jan van Goyen, Dutch, 1596-1656
Title
  • A Windy Day
Date 1651
Medium Oil on oak panel
Dimensions Unframed: 18 × 26 1/4 inches (45.7 × 66.7 cm)
Framed: 27 × 35 1/4 × 3 inches (68.6 × 89.5 × 7.6 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund
Accession Number 39.5
Department European Painting
On View Dutch Golden Age S380, Level 3 (see map)
Signed Signed and dated: V G 1651
Collection Kings of Wurttenberg;
1920, (Max Rothchild, London, England);
1924-1925, (Galerie Van Diemen & Co., Amsterdam, Netherlands and Berlin, Germany);
1938-1939, (Lilienfeld Galleries, New York, New York, USA);
May 1939-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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