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    Sale 2134

    Old Master and 19th Century Drawings

    29 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 42

    Herman Saftleven (Rotterdam 1609-1685 Utrecht)

    A bustling canal scene with a town to the left and a large tower, men in boats in the foreground

    Price Realised  

    Herman Saftleven (Rotterdam 1609-1685 Utrecht)
    A bustling canal scene with a town to the left and a large tower, men in boats in the foreground
    signed with monogram and dated 'HS/1648'
    black chalk, brown wash, watermark foolscap, pen and black ink framing lines
    8 x 11 in. (204 x 280 mm.)


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    Provenance

    H.E. ten Cate, Oldenzaal.
    With C.G. Boerner, Düsseldorf, 1964, cat. no. 89.


    Literature

    D. Hannema, Catalogue of the H.E. ten Cate collection, Rotterdam, 1955, no. 286.
    K. Mullenmeister, Meer und Land im Licht des 17. Jahrhunderts, Bremen 1973, I, p. 65, ill.
    W. Schulz, Herman Saftleven, Berlin and New York, 1982, no. 790, pl. 130.