• Old Masters and 19th Century A auction at Christies

    Sale 7842

    Old Masters and 19th Century Art

    30 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 23

    Attributed to Pieter Boel (Antwerp 1622-1674 Paris)

    Three deer, a peacock, rabbits, and guinea pigs in a wooded landscape, with classical statuary and arches beyond

    Price Realised  

    Attributed to Pieter Boel (Antwerp 1622-1674 Paris)
    Three deer, a peacock, rabbits, and guinea pigs in a wooded landscape, with classical statuary and arches beyond
    oil on canvas
    35½ x 49 3/8 in. (90.2 x 125.3 cm.)


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    We are grateful to Fred Meijer, of the RKD, for proposing the attribution, on the basis of photographs, and for suggesting that the landscape is by a different hand.

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Bukowskis, Stockholm, 4-7 November 1986, lot 447, as 'J. Weenix'.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 13 March 1987, lot 108, as 'Dirck Valkenburg'.
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 12 January 1989, lot 197, as 'David de Coninck'.