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    Sale 3066

    Old Masters & 19th Century Art - including Dutch Impressionism

    15 - 16 November 2016, Amsterdam

  • Lot 95

    Circle of Jan Breughel I (Brussels 1568-1625)

    An extensive, hilly landscape with carriages and peasants on a sandy path

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Circle of Jan Breughel I (Brussels 1568-1625)
    An extensive, hilly landscape with carriages and peasants on a sandy path
    with indistinct initials 'J...' (lower left)
    oil on copper
    8.8 x 13.2 cm.


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    The artist of this refined small landscape on copper was clearly inspired by the oeuvre of Jan Breughel I, as well as familiar with pictorial motifs, such as the char embourbé, from Sir Peter Paul Rubens.

    Provenance

    Collection Konstantin Somov & Alexander Benois, St.Petersburg, from where acquired by the owner in the 1930s (according to verbal information from the owner).


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the lot is sold unframed.


    Pre-Lot Text

    The Property of a Private Collector, Berlin (lot 95)