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    Sale 12307

    Old Master and British Paintings

    2 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 133

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

    A river landscape at dusk with figures walking along a path, a church in the distance

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    Attributed to Aert van der Neer (Amsterdam ?1603/4-1677)
    A river landscape at dusk with figures walking along a path, a church in the distance
    with initials 'AV DN' ('AV' and 'DN' linked, lower left)
    oil on panel
    10 3/8 x 14 ½ in. (26.4 x 36.8 cm.), with later additions of c. 3/8 in. (1 cm.) on all four sides


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    Provenance

    with Meffre, Paris, 1864.
    Gerardus Munnicks van Cleef, Utrecht; his sale (†), Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 4 April 1864, lot 66 (withdrawn).
    M. Thirion; his sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 10 June 1907, lot 15.
    with Leonard Koetser, London, by 1965, where acquired by
    John A. Viccars; (†) Sotheby's, London, 7 July 2011, lot 169 (£27,500).


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that is this lot should be marked with a triangle in the printed catalogue denoting Christie’s interest. Please refer to the back of the catalogue for further information.


    Literature

    C. Hofstede de Groot, A Catalogue Raisonné etc., VII, London, 1927, p. 409, no. 360.
    W. Schulz, Aert van der Neer, Dornspijk, 2002, p. 277, no. 610, as 'authentic or copy'.