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- Object: Commencement d'orage
Stormy landscape with river running into left foreground, on the right bank houses and windmill, in the distance at centre a bridge spanning the river; unfinished state, with additional work all over the plate, before additional hatching in places, notably on the rocks in the left foreground; before coat of arms and before letter. 1758
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Height: 252 millimetres (trimmed)
Width: 284 millimetres
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- The plate is kept in an album, see 1840,0314.1 for comment.
After a painting formerly in the Vence, then Conti collections, where it was ascribed to Rembrandt. It was first attributed to Philips Koninck by Jean Baptiste Pierre Lebrun.
Lit: Horst Gerson, "Philips Koninck. Ein Beitrag zur Erforschung der holländischen Malerei des XVII. Jahrhunderts", Berlin: Gebr. Mann, 1936, p. 107; and Werner Sumowski, "Gemälde der Rembrandt-Schüler", Landau, Pfalz: Editions PVA, vol. 3, 1989, p. 1546, No. 1053.
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