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Landscape with Soldiers Playing Cards

Photo: Elizabeth Mann

Landscape with Soldiers Playing Cards


Jan Van Goyen

Dutch, 1596-1656

Pencil and watercolor washes
5 3/4 x 8 3/8 in. (14.6 x 21.2 cm)
LeRoy M. Backus Collection
Provenance: A.W. Mensing; LeRoy M. Backus collection; bequest from Mr. Backus to Seattle Art Museum, accessioned 1952
Photo: Elizabeth Mann
Not currently on view


Exhibition HistorySan Francisco, California, Golden Gate International Exposition, Master Drawings: An Exhibition of Drawings from American Museums and Private Collections, 1940. Text by Annemarie Henle. Cat. no. 444.

San Francisco, California, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, 1941.

Portland, Oregon, Portland Art Museum, 1946.

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, The Le Roy M. Backus Memorial Collection, 1952. Cat. no. 9, reproduced.

Allentown, Pennsylvania, Allentown Art Museum, Gothic to Baroque in Sculpture, Drawings, Prints, Oct. 30 - Dec. 31, 1960.

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, Old Master Drawings From the Seattle Art Museum Collection, Feb. 7 - Mar. 30, 1980 (Owensboro, Kentucky, Owensboro Museum of Fine Arts, Aug. 30 - Oct. 4, 1981; Claremont, California, Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, Nov. 14 - Dec. 18, 1981; San Diego, California, San Diego Museum of Art, Jan. 1 - 30, 1982; El Paso, Texas, El Paso Museum of Art, Mar. 1 - Mar. 29, 1982; Colorado Springs, Colorado, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, May 8 - June 5, 1982; Baton Rouge, Louisiana Art and Science Center, June 27- July 23, 1982; Littleton, Colorado, Northern Colorado Gallery for the Arts, Arapaho Community College, Sept. 3 - Oct. 1, 1982). Text by Erna Mandowsky. Text by Erna Mandowsky. Cat. no. 29 [as “In the style of Jan van Goyen”], p. 21.
Published ReferencesBeck, Hans-Ulrich. Jan van Goyen, 1596-1656. 2 vols. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Van Gendt, 1972; I, no. 67.

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