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    Sale 7575

    Old Master and British Pictures

    25 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 4

    Circle of Pieter van Laer (Haarlem 1599-1641)

    Orpheus charming the animals

    Price Realised  

    Circle of Pieter van Laer (Haarlem 1599-1641)
    Orpheus charming the animals
    oil on copper, circular
    7 3/8 in. (18.6 cm.) diam.


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the attribution should read:
    Jacob van Staverden (Amersfoort ?1656-1716 Rome)

    Please also note the following additional information:

    Provenance:
    Van Wyngaerdt, Amsterdam, 1893.
    V. de Stuers, by 1898, and by descent to
    Mme Gatacre-de Stuers, Wiersse Castle, Vorden, until 1965.
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 10 December 1975, lot 54 (with The Prodigal Son, a pendant of the same size), as Jan Miel.
    with Julius Böhler, Munich, by 1978 (with The Prodigal Son).

    Exhibited:
    Arnhem, Gemeentemuseum, on loan.

    Literature:
    T. Kern, Jan Miel (1599-1664), A Flemish Painter in Rome, New Haven, 1978, II, pp. 219-220, no. D77, as Jacob van Staverden.
    G. Briganti, L. Trezzani and L. Laureati, The Bamboccianti: The Painters of Everyday Life in Seventeenth Century Rome, Rome, 1983, pp. 337 and 339, fig. 15.4, as Jacob van Staverden.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR (LOTS 1-5)