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    Sale 2769

    Old Master Pictures and Drawings

    14 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 129

    David Rijckaert III (Antwerp 1612-1661)

    The Fable of the Satyr and the peasant family

    Price Realised  

    David Rijckaert III (Antwerp 1612-1661)
    The Fable of the Satyr and the peasant family
    oil on canvas
    111.4 x 153.2 cm.


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    We are grateful to Dr. Bernadette van Haute for confirming the attribution on the basis of a photograph (written communication, 10 September 2007). She dates the picture to the late 1650s and compares it to a farm scene by Ryckaert in Huis Osterrieth, Antwerp.

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Lepke, Berlin, 12-13 May 1937, lot 32.
    Anonymous sale; Bruun Rasmussen, Copenhagen, 27 August 2002, lot 1520.