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    Sale 2788

    Old Master Pictures

    6 May 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 163

    Aert van der Neer (Amsterdam ?1603/4-1677)

    A moonlit river landscape with three figures near a bridge and a church in the distance

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Aert van der Neer (Amsterdam ?1603/4-1677)
    A moonlit river landscape with three figures near a bridge and a church in the distance
    signed with monogram 'AV' (lower right)
    oil on panel
    30.4 x 44.6 cm.


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Frederik Muller, Amsterdam, 25 November 1913, lot 371.
    with J. Goudstikker, Amsterdam.
    J.J.M. Chabot, Brussels.
    On loan to the Centraal Museum, Utrecht, 1925-42.
    Anonymous sale; Charpentier, Paris, 28 May 1954, lot 91.
    with B. Houthakker, Amsterdam, 1954.


    Literature

    C. Hofstede de Groot, A Catalogue Raisonnée, etc., London, 1923, VII, p. 426, no. 433.
    C.H. de Jonge, e.a., Centraal Museum Utrecht. Catalogus der Schilderijen, Utrecht, 1933, pp. 170-1, no. 369.
    W. Schulz, Aert van der Neer, Doornspijk, 2002, p. 377, no. 972.