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Anonymous sale; Hobbs, London, 23 February 1764, lot 66 (£2 3s).
Posibly Anonymous sale; Paris, 4 April 1837.
Anatole N. Demidoff the Ist, Prince of San Donato (1813-70), St Petersburg, (+); Paris, 15 March 1880, lot 1136.
with W.E. Duits, London.
with Jacques Goudstikker, Amsterdam, 1923.
Looted by the Nazi authorities, July 1940.
Recovered by the Allies, 1945.
in the custody of the Dutch Government.
Restituted in February 2006 to the heir of Jacques Goudstikker.
Please note that there is a signature 'A cuyp' (lower left)
C. Hofstede de Groot, Beschreibendes u. kritisches Verzeichnis der Werke der hervorragendsten Holländischen Maler des XVII Jahrhunderts, no. 728.
W. Stechow, Dutch landscape painting of the 17th Century, London, 1966, p. 181, as Aelbert Cuyp.
C. Wright, Paintings in Dutch Museums. An Index of Oil Paintings in Public Collections in The Netherlands by Artists born before 1870, London, 1980, p. 90, as attributed to Aelbert Cuyp.
Old Master Paintings: An illustrated summary catalogue, Rijkdsdienst Beeldende Kunst (The Netherlandish Office for the Fine Arts), The Hague, 1992, p. 76, no. 520, illustrated, as Aelbert Cuyp? .
A.D. Chong, Aelbert Cuyp and the meaning of landscape, Ann Arbor, 1994, p. 476, no. C 82, under rejected works.
The Hague, Schilderkundig Genootschap Pulchri Studio, Catalogue de la Collection Goudstikker d'Amsterdam, 3 November-2 December 1923, no. 26, illustrated, as Aelbert Cuyp. The Hague, Kunsthandel Dorus Hermsen, Tentoonstelling het Hollandsche waterlandschap en zeegezicht in de zeventiende eeuw, 1932, p. 17, no. 53, as Aelbert Cuyp.