44" x 32"
Framed: 53" x 45.25"
Painting, oil on canvas Region:
Signed and dated lower left 'K DU JARDIN 1672'
Karel Dujardin (1622-1678) was a Dutch golden Age painter and etcher born in Amsterdam. Although he did a few portraits and a few history paintings of religious subjects, most of his work is small Italianate landscape scenes with animal and peasants, and other genre scenes. Dujardin spent two extended period, at the beginning and end of his career, in Italy, and most of his paintings and landscape etchings have an Italian or Italianate setting.