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    Sale 2795

    Old Master Paintings from the Collection of Jacques Goudstikker

    14 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 28

    Attributed to Adriaen van de Velde (Amsterdam 1636-1672)

    Cows in a meadow

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Attributed to Adriaen van de Velde (Amsterdam 1636-1672)
    Cows in a meadow
    with remnants of a signature (lower right)
    oil on panel
    23.5 x 17.7 cm.


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    Provenance

    H. Schäffer, Berlin.
    with Jacques Goudstikker, Amsterdam, 1930.
    Looted by the Nazi authorities, July 1940.
    Recovered by the Allies, 1948.
    in the custody of the Dutch Government.
    Restituted in February 2006 to the heir of Jacques Goudstikker.


    Literature

    C. Wright, Paintings in Dutch Museums. An Index of Oil Paintings in Public Colections in The Netherlands by Artists before 1870, London, 1980, p. 463, as Adriaen van de Velde.
    Old Master Paintings: An illustrated summary catalogue, Rijksdienst Beeldende Kunst (The Netherlandish Office for Fine Arts), The Hague, 1992, p. 297, no. 2624, illustrated, as Adriaen van de Velde?.