A River Estuary with Figures pulling in their Nets by a Fort, Wijdships at a Foot Bridge and other Vessels beyond

Oil on canvas
Signed with Initials and Dated: 'SVR . 1664'
26 15/16 x 35 1/2 inches, 67.3 x 88.8 cm
Essay: 

This composition follows a work of slightly smaller dimensions on panel (31.8 x x 45.2 cm), which is in the Stichting Nederlands Kunstbezit (NK1524)

Provenance: 

Mrs. Cyril Kenworth;
Nevill Louis Cooper, Vernon Holme, Canterbury; his sale, Christie's, London, 12 April 1937, lot 68 (440 gns. to Agnew's);
with Thomas Agnew and Sons, London;
with Eugene Slatter, London;
with Pieter de Boer, Amsterdam, 1954;Private Collection, Switzerland

Literature: 

W. Stechow, Salomon van Ruysdael: eine Einführung in seine Kunst, Berlin, 1975, p. 141, no. 470A.

Exhibitions: 

Oude Kunst & Antiekbeurs, Prinsenhof, Delft, 1953, p.32