Dutch (Delft)
about 1690
Attributed to Frederik van Frijtom (Dutch, 1632–1702)


24 x 32 cm (9 7/16 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241A)





Plaque with monochrome blue landscape with a view of a village and a canal with a small sail boat and two figures crossing a bridge in the background.


Jonkheer Jan Six, Amsterdam and ‘s-Graveland. 1996, sold by Aronson Antiquairs (dealer), Amsterdam, to the G. Ephis collection (private collector), France; 2012, sold by the G. Ephis collection to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 24, 2012).

Credit Line

The G. Ephis Collection—Museum purchase with funds donated anonymously, Charles Bain Hoyt Fund, John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund, Mary S. and Edward J. Holmes Fund, William Francis Warden Fund, Tamara Petrosian Davis Sculpture Fund, John Lowell Gardner Fund, Seth K. Sweetser Fund, H. E. Bolles Fund, and funds by exchange from the Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection-Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger