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    Sale 7633

    Old Master & British Pictures (Day Sale)

    3 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 128

    Abel Grimmer (Antwerp c. 1570-1618/9)

    A winter landscape with the Holy Family warming themselves by a fire, skaters and sledgers on a frozen river beyond

    Price Realised  

    Abel Grimmer (Antwerp c. 1570-1618/9)
    A winter landscape with the Holy Family warming themselves by a fire, skaters and sledgers on a frozen river beyond
    oil on panel, laid down on panel
    16 x 23 5/8 in. (40.6 x 60 cm.)


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    Reine de Bertier records a slightly smaller variant of this composition (panel, 31.5 x 44.5 cm.) in a private collection, Paris, that may have formed part of a small series of winter scenes (see R. de Bertier de Sauvigny, Jacob et Abel Grimmer, Brussels, 1991, p. 279, no. 8, fig. 144).

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