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A Dutch Coast Scene
  • Jean-Antoine-Théodore Gudin (1802 - 1880)
  • A Dutch Coast Scene
  • Scotland
  • 1846
  • Painting
  • Oil on canvas
  • Image size: 88.3 x 125.7 cm
  • Signature: 'T.GUDIN.SEATON.N.B. / 1846'
  • P580
  • Not on display
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • The figures wear seventeenth-century costume, the boats fly Dutch flags and the painting is very evocative of seventeenth-century Dutch painting. Painted at Seaton House, Old Aberdeen, the home of Gudin’s father-in-law, General Sir James Hay.In 1844 Gudin had married Louise Margaret Hay (1820-90), grand-daughter of the 7th Marquess of Tweeddale.