266 Route 4.0. AMSTERDAM. Mus. van der Hoop.
*108. Jan Steen, Drunken roysterers, a coarse but clever repre¬
sentation of a carousal, which is not without its moral.
While the gentleman and lady are sacrificing to Bacchus and Venus,
the musicians slip contemptuously out of the room and a woman steals
a cloak. Over the head of the drunken old man is seen the picture of
an owl with candles and spectacles, with the microscopically minute
'Wat baeter kaers of bril,
Als den uijl niet sien wilV
(Of what use are candles or spectacles, when the owl will not see?).
*97. J. van Ruysdael, Landscape with windmill; 116. Teniers
the Younger, Peasant family; *36. A. van Dyck, Portrait of J. B.
Franck, an excellent specimen of the artist's early period; 124.
W- van de Velde the Younger, The cannon-shot, a sea-piece; *21.
J. and A. Both, Large mountain-landscape with waterfall; *93.
Rubens, Helena Fourment, three-quarter figure.
*106. Jan Steen, Sick girl and physician.
One of Steen's must charming and perfect works, recalling the char¬
acters of Moliere, beautifully drawn and boldly painted.
*47. Hobbema, Water-mill, similar to the celebrated picture in
the Hertford Collection in London; 100. Rachel Ruysch, Flowers ;
117. Teniers the Younger, Dice-players; 52. P. de Hooch, Woman
dressing a girl's hair; 34. K. du Jardin, Portrait (1670) ; 45. Jan
van der Heyden, View of Amersfoort, with good figures by A.
van de Velde; 82. Aart van der Neer, Landscape; 149. H. Sorgh,
Fish-market; 126. W. vande Velde the Younger, Rough sea.
78. J. M. Molenaer, Saying grace; *50. P. de Hooch, Man
bringing a letter to a lady at a window; 99. Jac. van Ruysdael,
Mill (1661); 142. Ph. Wouverman, Horses being watered.—*95.
Rembrandt, The Jewish bride, painted in 1662.
An arbitrary name. An elderly man approaches a richly attired young
woman as if about to embrace her. The figure of the man and the
background of the picture are unfinished.
125. W. van de Velde the Younger, Calm sea ; 144. Ph. Wou¬
verman , Landscape with horses; 53. P. de Hooch, Scene in front
of an inn. — 141. Em. de Witte, Interior of a church; 150. Sorgh,
Fishwoman; 123. A. van de Velde, Landscape with cattle.
118. G". Terburg, Boy with a dog; 27. A. Cuyp, Portrait of a
man; *105. Jan Steen, A merry household (1668). *32. G. Dow,
Hermit, a master-piece of miniature painting, only 6 in. in height,
but so elaborate that the hairs and wrinkles on the hermit's face
might be counted. 96. J. van Ruysdael, Large Norwegian land¬
scape with waterfall; 143. Ph. Wouverman, Encampment; *67.
N. Maes, Old woman spinning; 29. A. Cuyp, Cattle; 3. Jac. Backer,
Presidents of a guild; 69. Gabr. Metsu, Room with a lady in red
velvet and a gentleman returning from the chase; 127. W. van de
Velde, Beach; 20. F. Bol, Admiral de Ruyter; 86. A. van Ostade,
The story-teller, a scene of peasant-life (1661); 37. G. van den
Eeckhout, Huntsman resting, a picture of no great merit, painted
in the artist's later period; *38. A. van Everdingen, Landscape, a