A Coastal Ruin in Italy, Jan Asselijn, 1640 - 1652

A Coastal Ruin in Italy, Jan Asselijn, 1640 - 1652

oil on panel, h 54.5cm × w 48cm. More details

A favourite motif of the Italianates was a small harbour on the Mediterranean Sea with a crumbling quay and a ruin. At right are an African man and a couple of Turkish traders. At the left, a man in northern European clothing gestures out to sea. Overseas trade stimulated an interest for such scenes among Dutch collectors, even though the views were imaginary.

On display in room 2.17 Landscapes Italianates

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