The National Museum of Western Art

update 19 February 2019

Currently not on display

Pieter Brueghel, the Younger [1564/1565 - 1637/1638]

Winter Landscape with Bird Trap

Materials/Techniquesoil on panel
Size (cm)40.6 x 56.8
Credit LineEx-Matsukata Collection
CategoryPaintings
Collection NumberP.2005-0002
Winter Landscape with Bird Trap

Provenance

Kojiro Matsukata (from 1920s to ?); Jugo Ginko (The Fifteenth Bank), 1927-28; The 4th Matsukata Sale, Tokyo, 7-24 May 1931, lot 23. repr.; Sotheby's: Old Master Paintings, 27 May 2004, no. 20, New York; De Jonckheere Gallery, Paris/Bruxelles; Purchased by the NMWA, 2006.

Exhibition History

1931
The 4th Exhibition of the Matsukata Collection, Tokyo-fu Bijutsukan, 7 May 1931 - 24 May 1931, cat. no. 23, repr.
1957
Ex-Matsukata Collection, Nihonbashi Shirokiya, 9 April 1957 - 28 April 1957, cat. no. 13, repr.
2006
Masterpieces from the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, 12 September 2006 - 10 December 2006

Bibliography

1990
The Old Matsukata Collection. Kobe City Museum, ed. Kobe, "Matsukata Korekushon Ten" Jikkoiinkai, 1990, cat. no. 1683.
2006
Kofuku, Akira (contributor). San-itsu Brueghel Kikoku. Yomiuri Shimbun. 24 August 2006, Morning edition, p. 17.
2006
Kyu Matsukata Collection, San-itsu Brueghel Kikoku, Chonan no Mosha, Kokuritsu Seiyo Bijutsukan ga Kounyu. Yomiuri Shimbun. 23 August 2006, Evening edition, p. 1.
2007
Annual bulletin of the National Museum of Western Art. No. 40 (Apr. 2005-Mar. 2006), 2007, Kofuku, Akira. New Acquisitions. pp. 11-13, List of New Acquisitions. p. 63, repr.
2013
Masterpieces: The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo. Tokyo, The Western Art Foundation, 2013 (Japanese, preface in Japanese and English), no. 27, col. repr.
2018
Kofuku, Akira. Catalogue of Dutch and Flemish Paintings, The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo. [Tokyo], The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo; The Western Art Foundation, 2018, pp. 69-71, no. 17, col. repr.

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