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The Town Hall of Amsterdam

Berckheyde, Gerrit Adriaensz. (painter)

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The Town Hall of Amsterdam


Berckheyde, Gerrit Adriaensz. (painter) [ULAN info: Dutch artist, 1638-1698]







Production Notes

Pendant to no. 47.

Technique Description

oil on panel


height: 40.3 cm
width: 32.3 cm


bequeathed: Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount 1816 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

J. Witsen; sold Amsterdam, Terwen-de Bosch, 16 August 1790 (6), bt. Coclers, (with No. 47); both anon. sale, Amsterdam, Yver, 14 August 1793 (7), bt. J. Spruyt, both; both with J. Smith, London


  1. signature
    Position: lower left
    Content: G Berck. Heyde


  1. (2005) Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum, London: Scala [page: 64]
  2. Earp, F.R. (1902) A Descriptive Catalogue of the Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.) [page: 18]
  3. (1912) The Principal Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, London? [page: 14]
  4. (1929) The Principal Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (1929), London? [page: 14]
  5. Gerson, Horst (1960) Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. I, Dutch and Flemish, Cambridge (Cambs.) [page: 4]
    [comments: pl. 3]
  6. (1988) The Dutch Connection: The Founding of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.): The Fitzwilliam Museum [page: 32]
    [comments: Reproduced, black and white.]

Accession Number

44 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 1102; Input Date: 2000-01-17 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

Related Object

47 - The Groote Kerk at Haarlem

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