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    Sale 7610

    Important Old Master & British Pictures Day Sale Including Property From The Collection Of The Princely House Of Liechtenstein

    9 July 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 118

    Attributed to Jacques d'Arthois (Brussels 1613-1686)

    A wooded landscape with Meleager and Atalanta leading the hunt for the Caledonian boar; and A wooded landscape with Meleager dealing the death blow to the boar, Atalanta beside him

    Price Realised  

    Attributed to Jacques d'Arthois (Brussels 1613-1686)
    A wooded landscape with Meleager and Atalanta leading the hunt for the Caledonian boar; and A wooded landscape with Meleager dealing the death blow to the boar, Atalanta beside him
    oil on canvas, unlined
    the former 39 7/8 x 42½ in. (101.4 x 108 cm.); the latter 39 7/8 x 42¾ in. (101.4 x 108.6 cm.)
    a pair (2)


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    Provenance

    Johann I Josef, Prince of Liechtenstein, Duke of Troppau and Jägerndorf (1760-1836), and by descent in the Garden Palace at Rossau (where recorded by Falke in 1873 and 1885, loc. cit.); at Schloss Eisgrub, Lednice, Bohemia, from November 1942 until October 1944, when moved to Schloss Moosham, Unternberg, Lungau, until February 1945, when moved to Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein.


    Literature

    J. Falke, Katalog der Fürstlich Liechtensteinischen Bilder-Galerie im Gartenpalais der Rossau zu Wien, Vienna, 1873, p. 139, nos. 1207 and 1209.
    J. Falke, Katalog der Fürstlich Liechtensteinischen Bilder-Galerie im Gartenpalais der Rossau zu Wien, Vienna, 1885, p. 50, nos. 358 and 360.
    A. Kronfeld, Führer durch die Fürstlich Liechtensteinsche Gemäldegalerie in Wien, Vienna, 1931, p. 81, nos. 358 and 360.