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A Wooded Landscape with Travelers and a Dog on a Path

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This small jewel-of-a-painting showing a peaceful landscape of dunes, meandering paths, and trees provides a contrast to other Dutch landscapes in the MFA collection. The very Dutchness of the scene is a foil to the Italianate character of contemporary works by Adam Pynacker and Willem de...

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Signed and dated lower left corner: J. Wijnants 167(0?)


1907, with Frederik Muller, Amsterdam. 1919, August Janssen (b. 1849), Brussels; 1919, sold by Janssen to Goudstikker, Amsterdam; 1926, still with Goudstikker. 1957/1958, Alfred Brod Gallery, London. November 2, 2004, anonymous sale, Sotheby's, Amsterdam, lot 103. David Koetser Gallery, Zurich; sold by Koetser to Linda H. Kaufman; 2008, gift of Linda Kaufman to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 25, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Linda H. and George M. Kaufman in honor of Barbara L. and Theodore B. Alfond


Catalogue Raisonné

HdG 478; Eisele 94


Overall: 34.1 x 42.4 cm (13 7/16 x 16 11/16 in.) Framed: 45.7 x 53.7 x 5.1 cm (18 x 21 1/8 x 2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas