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Sunset after rain

Cuyp, Aelbert (painter)

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Sunset after rain


Cuyp, Aelbert (painter) [ULAN info: Dutch artist, 1620-1691]







Technique Description

oil on panel


height: 83.9 cm
width: 69.9 cm


1648 to 1652


bought: Thomas Agnew and Sons Ltd 1975 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

In England by c. 1767; William Wells, Redleaf, (by 1834); his sale, Christie's, 12/13 May 1848 lot 90, bought by Ralph Fletcher; his sale, Christie's, 28 June 1851, lot 60, bought by Grundy (d. 1859); Ralph Gibson; Lord Francis Gibson (d. 1859); J. Hope Barton (by 1868); Lewis Fry (by 1876), and by descent to the late Dr. Lewis S. Fry; with the heirs of Dr. Fry; with Thomas Agnew & Son Ltd

From the Hitchcock, Cunliffe, Perceval and University Purchase Funds with contributions from the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum, the National Art Collections Fund and the Victoria and Albert Museum, Grant-in-Aid.


  1. (2005) Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum, London: Scala [page: 55]
  2. Smith, John (1834) A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch, Flemish and French Painters, London? [page: 340]
    [comments: no. 195]
  3. Smith, John (1842) A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch, Flemish, and French Painters, London? [page: 654]
    [comments: no. 16]
  4. Hofstede de Groot, C. (1909) A Catalogue Raisonné of the works of the most eminent Dutch painters of the seventeenth century based on the work of John Smith, London?
    [comments: no. 186, p. 64, no. 270, p. 86]
  5. (1966) Catalogue of the Gibson Gallery and Bridge End Garden, Saffron Walden,
  6. Sutton, Denys (1972) The Letters of Roger Fry, [page: 673]
    [comments: fig. 111]
  7. Reiss, Stephen (1975) Aelbert Cuyp, London? [page: 11, 109]
    [comments: repr. p. 11]
  8. Hayes, J. (1982) The Landscape Paintings of Thomas Gainsborough, [page: 112]
    [comments: pl. 142]

Accession Number

PD.115-1975 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 1273; Input Date: 2000-01-21 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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