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    Sale 5311

    Old Master & British Pictures & Old Master Drawings

    5 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 339

    Johann Heinrich Roos (Otterberg 1631-1685 Frankfurt)

    A peasant family and their animals resting by classical ruins

    Price Realised  

    Johann Heinrich Roos (Otterberg 1631-1685 Frankfurt)
    A peasant family and their animals resting by classical ruins
    signed 'J H Roos fecit'
    red chalk, on two joined sheets
    14¼ x 18 7/8 in. (363 x 480 mm.)


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    Provenance

    Lord Overstone, and by descent.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE LOYD COLLECTION (LOTS 308, 313, 315, 317, 339, 361, 363 and 393)


    Literature

    Redford, no. 160.
    Lockinge, 1928, p. 31.
    Russell, no. 122.