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    Sale 2795

    Old Master Paintings from the Collection of Jacques Goudstikker

    14 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 12

    Follower of David Teniers II

    The Sense of Smell

    Price Realised  


    Follower of David Teniers II
    The Sense of Smell
    oil on panel
    27 x 22.7 cm.

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    A similar composition by the studio of David Teniers II was with Eigenberger, Vienna, 1927 (according to a photostat at the Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie, The Hague).

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    G.W. Taylor Esq., 1823.
    with W.E. Duits, London.
    with Jacques Goudstikker, Amsterdam, by 1931.
    Looted by the Nazi authorities, July 1940.
    Recovered by the Allies, 1948.
    in the custody of the Dutch Government.
    Restituted in February 2006 to the heir of Jacques Goudstikker.


    J.A. Smith, A catalogue raisonné of the works of the most eminent Dutch, Flemish and French painters, London, 1829-42, III, p. 385, no. 480, as David Teniers.
    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. 448, as school of David Teniers II.
    Old Master Paintings: An illustrated summary catalogue, Rijksdienst Beeldende Kunst (The Netherlandish Office for the Fine Arts), The Hague, 1992, p. 289, no. 2545, illustrated.


    Bemmel, City Town Hall of Bemmel, on loan.