• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 244

    FOLLOWER OF FRANCISCO COLLANTES

    Two figures by ruins in a landscape, a lake and mountains beyond; A cattle and drover by a river in a landscape; A figure resting by a river, a shepherd boy and his flock beyond with ruins on a hillside

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    FOLLOWER OF FRANCISCO COLLANTES
    Two figures by ruins in a landscape, a lake and mountains beyond; A cattle and drover by a river in a landscape; A figure resting by a river, a shepherd boy and his flock beyond with ruins on a hillside
    oil on canvas
    23½ x 32¼ in. (59.7 x 82 cm.)
    a set of three (3)


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    For similar examples see Angulo, D. and Perez-Sanchez, A.E. Pintura Madrilea segundo tercio siglo XVII, nos. 57-59.

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    Provenance

    Almost certainly acquired by Captain Samuel Edward Widdrington, R.N., (formerly Cook) (1787-1856) during his extensive travels throughout Spain between 1829-1832 and 1842 and by descent at Newton Hall, Northumberland.


    Literature

    Inventory and Valuation of the contents of Newton Hall, Felton, Morpeth, Northumberland, The Property of Brigadier General B. F. Widdrington, C.M.G., D.S.O., 1925, p. 128 (as Ignacio de Iriarte).