• Old Master & 19th Century Pain auction at Christies

    Sale 7783

    Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Watercolours Day Sale

    9 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 144

    Cornelis Saftleven (Gorinchem 1607-1681 Rotterdam)

    Jacob and Rachel with the flocks of Laban

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Cornelis Saftleven (Gorinchem 1607-1681 Rotterdam)
    Jacob and Rachel with the flocks of Laban
    signed and dated 'Cornelis . . SaftLeven . fe 1634·' (lower left)
    oil on panel
    30 x 44 in. (76.2 x 111.8 cm.)


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    Provenance

    F.E. Short, London; Christie's, London, 12 March 1948, lot 169, as 'David and Abigail' (30 gns. to Shepherd[?]).


    Literature

    W. Schultz, Cornelis Saftleven 1607-1681, Berlin, 1978, p. 198, no. 541.