When did the Metropolitan Museum of Art acquire the work Drawing the Eel painted by Salomon van Ruysdael? - Alea-Quiz

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When did the Metropolitan Museum of Art acquire the work Drawing the Eel painted by Salomon van Ruysdael?

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The Met acquired Dutch artist Salomon van Ruysdael's work Drawing the Eel as part of its founding art purchase in 1871, just before the museum opened in 1872.

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