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    Sale 5857

    Old Master & British Pictures

    23 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 125

    Attributed to Cornelis de Wael (Antwerp 1592-1667 Rome)

    A market in a town square

    Price Realised  

    Attributed to Cornelis de Wael (Antwerp 1592-1667 Rome)
    A market in a town square
    oil on canvas, unlined
    20½ x 26¼ in. (52.1 x 66.6 cm.)


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    Provenance

    The Dukes of Mantua and by descent to
    Ferdinando Carlo di Gonzaga-Nevers, 10th and last Duke of Mantua (1652-1708).
    Giovanni Battista Rota, by whom sold on 12 October 1724 as part of a group of 24 pictures by 'Michel Ango delle Battaglie', with other works of art from the collection of the Dukes of Mantua to
    Field Marshal Count Johann Matthias von der Schulenburg (1661-1747).
    Bequeathed to his nephew Christian Günther von der Schulenburg, Berlin, and by descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR