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The Course of Empire: The Consummation of Empire
Oil on canvas (relined)
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frame: 44 3/4 x 61 1/4 x 3 in. ( 113.7 x 155.6 x 7.6 cm )
Overall: 35 1/2 x 52 in. ( 90.2 x 132.1 cm )
Gift of Thomas Jefferson Bryan
Dutch painter and draughtsman Jan Abrahamsz. Beerstaten (1622-1666) was known for his townscapes and winter scenes, which reflect the increased public interest in topography in mid-17th-century Amsterdam.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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