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    Sale 2788

    Old Master Pictures

    6 May 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 40

    Herman Saftleven (Rotterdam 1609-1685 Utrecht)

    A river landscape with peasants unloading a boat at a jetty; and A river landscape with a peasant pulling a ferry before a watch tower

    Price Realised  

    Herman Saftleven (Rotterdam 1609-1685 Utrecht)
    A river landscape with peasants unloading a boat at a jetty; and A river landscape with a peasant pulling a ferry before a watch tower
    the first signed with monogram 'HS' (lower left); the second signed with monogram and dated 'HS 1670' (lower right)
    oil on panel
    18.2 x 22.8 cm.
    a pair (2)


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    Provenance

    with S. Nijstad, The Hague, 1973.


    Literature

    W. Schulz, Herman Saftleven 1609-1685, Berlin/New York, 1982, p. 170, nos. 173-4, figs. 43-4.