25 April 2008,
London, King Street
Price Realised GBP 31,700
Adriaen de Gryef (Antwerp c. 1670-1715 Brussels)
A hound guarding dead game birds, a stag and a hare, with huntsmen in a landscape; and Hounds with a dead swan, hare and a boar, with huntsmen in a landscape
the first signed 'ADGrÿf.fe' ('ADG' in monogram, lower right); the second signed with monogram 'ADG' (lower centre)
oil on copper
13 x 16 in. (33 x 40.6 cm.)
in early 19th century composite frames (with the label of Smyth, Picture Frame Maker to His Majesty, on the reverse)
a pair (2)
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By descent in the family of the present owner probably since the 19th century.