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    Sale 2237

    The Scholars Eye: Property from the Julius Held Collection Part I

    27 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 54

    Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich (Weimar 1712-1774 Dresden)

    Shepherdesses and their flocks in a classical landscape

    Price Realised  

    Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich (Weimar 1712-1774 Dresden)
    Shepherdesses and their flocks in a classical landscape
    oil on panel
    16¼ x 13 1/8 in. (41.3 x 33.3 cm.)


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    Another version of the present composition, painted en grisaille, appeared at Christie's in London (5 July 1991, lot 253). Although Professor Held catalogued the work as Holsteyn, we are grateful to Dr. Marijke de Kinkelder for suggesting the attribution to Dietrich (written communication, 27 November 2008).

    Provenance

    Arnold Trowell; Sotheby's, London, 7 June 1967, lot 166, as 'Jacob Sibrandi Mancadan' (to Waddingham)
    With Malcolm R. Waddingham, London, 1967