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    Sale 2802

    Old Master Pictures

    10 November 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 69

    Attributed to Gijsbrecht Leytens (Antwerp 1586-c. 1650)

    A wooded river landscape with travellers and a faggot gatherer

    Price Realised  

    Attributed to Gijsbrecht Leytens (Antwerp 1586-c. 1650)
    A wooded river landscape with travellers and a faggot gatherer
    oil on panel
    24 x 34.8 cm.


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    The attribution is based on comparison with the signed picture that was with Malmedé, Cologne, 1936 (see P.F.J.J. Reelick, 'Bijdrage tot Identificatie van de Meester der Winterlandschappen, (G. Leytens ?)', in Oud Holland, LIX, 1942, p. 79, no. 16) and with a landscape in the Herzog Anton-Ulrich Museum in Brunswick (ibid., p. 78, no. 1, fig. 7).

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    Provenance

    J.B. du Sart; sale, Brussels, 26 June 1884, lot 86, as Alexander Keirincx.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, Amsterdam, 11 May 1994, lot 39, as attributed to Gijsbrecht Leytens.