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    Sale 7633

    Old Master & British Pictures (Day Sale)

    3 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 146

    Herman Saftleven (Rotterdam 1609-1685 Utrecht)

    An extensive river landscape with figures fishing and unloading a boat, a hilltop castle and a town beyond; and A river landscape with figures in a tow-barge, a hilltop castle beyond

    Price Realised  

    Herman Saftleven (Rotterdam 1609-1685 Utrecht)
    An extensive river landscape with figures fishing and unloading a boat, a hilltop castle and a town beyond; and A river landscape with figures in a tow-barge, a hilltop castle beyond
    the former signed with monogram 'HSL' (lower left); and the latter signed with initials 'HS' (lower left, on the barrel)
    oil on copper
    8¼ x 11 in. (21 x 28 cm.)
    in late 18th Century English Maratta frames
    a pair (2)


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    Provenance

    Sir John Griffin, later 4th Lord Howard de Walden and 1st Lord Baybrooke, and by descent.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the pictures in this lot are oil on panel, and not oil on copper as stated in the catalogue.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY