• Old Masters and 19th Century A auction at Christies

    Sale 2840

    Old Masters and 19th Century Art

    13 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 27

    Cornelis Dusart (Haarlem 1660-1704)

    A peasant family outside a cottage

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Cornelis Dusart (Haarlem 1660-1704)
    A peasant family outside a cottage
    signed and dated 'Cor. Dusart. 1683.' (centre right)
    oil on canvas
    59.6 x 50 cm.


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    Provenance

    Mr. Albert Levy; Christie's, London, 3 May 1884, lot 45.
    Mrs. Arthur James, London; Christie's, London, 15 October 1948, lot 69.
    with E. Slatter, London, 1949.
    Anonymous sale; Dorotheum, Vienna, 30 November 1971, lot 33 (sold for 300.000 schilling).
    with Gebr. Douwes, Amsterdam.
    Anonymous sale; Dorotheum, Vienna, 2 October 2002, lot 104, where bought by the family of the present owners.


    Literature

    E. Trautscholdt, 'Beiträge zu Cornelis Dusart', Nederlands Kunsthistorisch Jaarboek, XVII, 1966, p. 179.


    Exhibited

    London, Eugene Slatter, Exhibition of Dutch and Flemish Masters, 27 May-9 July 1949, no. 16, ill.