The Wallace Collection

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The Ferry Boat
  • Nicolaes Berchem (1620 - 1683)
  • The Ferry Boat
  • Netherlands
  • 167[2 or 5]
  • Painting
  • Oil on mahogany panel
  • Image size: 34 x 38.3 cm
  • Signature: 'Berchem 167[2 or 5]'
  • P183
  • East Galleries III
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • The Ferry Boat is a late work by Berchem. The glowing golden light is reminiscent of Claude's Italian landscapes, a quality which made Berchem’s paintings highly prized by eighteenth- and nineteenth-century collectors.