The Wheat Field

1648
Jacob Isaacksz. van Ruisdael (Dutch, 1628 or 1629–1682)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein 5 ii/v

Dimensions

Sheet: 10.6 x 15.5 cm (4 3/16 x 6 1/8 in.) Platemark: 10.4 x 15.3 cm (4 1/8 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

2005.340

Medium or Technique

Etching and drypoint

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In plate in lower right of image: J v Ruisdael 1648

Markings

Verso lower left in pen and brown ink -- signed F Rechberger 1800 (Lugt 2133)
Verso lower left stamped in red -- mark of John Postle Heseltine (Lugt 1507)

Provenance

Franz Rechberger 1800 (Vienna, curator of the cabinet of Count Moriz von Fries and of the Albertina, Lugt 2133); John Postle Heseltine (1843-1929, London, Lugt 1507); John Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913, New York) [per Zinser note]; Richard H. Zinser (about 1883-1983, Forest Hills); his heirs, from whom purchased through Robert Light (Santa Barbara, CA) by MFA, 22 June 2005.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Kathleen and Martin Feldstein and Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard