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The House on the Rock
  • Herman van Swanevelt
    circa 1600–1655
    born: Woerden, Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands) ; died: Paris, France
  • The House on the Rock, mid 1600s
  • Where object was made: Netherlands
  • etching
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 187 x 273 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 7 3/8 x 10 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 193 x 279 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 5/8 x 11 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1987.0174
Catalogue raisonné

Landscape with a large tree on mound in center foreground. There is a man and donkey on the left. There are two men at right middle ground (travelers?) and three figures in the distant right background.