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    Sale 5311

    Old Master & British Pictures & Old Master Drawings

    5 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 340

    Dutch School, 17th Century

    Travellers and peasants with sheep and cattle by a pond, a village seen beyond, after Jan Breughel I

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    Dutch School, 17th Century
    Travellers and peasants with sheep and cattle by a pond, a village seen beyond, after Jan Breughel I
    pen and brown ink, brown, pink and ochre wash, partial pen and brown ink framing lines
    4¾ x 7 3/8 in. (188 x 130 mm.); and two Italian School, 18th Century pen and ink drawings of The Dream of Joseph and Saint Jerome removing a thorn from a lion's paw (3)


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    Derived from Jan Breughel I's picture of A cattle pond by a country road, now in the Wellington Museum at Apsley House, London (K. Ertz, Jan Breughel der Ältere (1568-1625), Cologne, 1979, no. 306, fig. 43).

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