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    Sale 2135

    Important Old Master Paintings and Sculpture

    28 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 303

    Herman Saftleven Rotterdam 1609-1685 Utrecht

    A barn interior

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Herman Saftleven Rotterdam 1609-1685 Utrecht
    A barn interior
    signed with monogram 'HS' (on post, center left)
    oil on panel
    14 1/8 x 12 5/8 in. 35.8 x 32.1 cm.


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    Provenance

    Baron A.C. Holsten Canicius, Hosteenshuus circa 1850, as 'William Kalf'.
    Elise Schestedt Juul, Ravnholt, 1860.
    Mogens Juul Esq., Puerto de la Cruiz.
    Eugène Tondu, no. 373 (according to a label on the reverse).
    Anonymous sale; Rasmussen, Copenhagen, 23 November 1984, lot 31, as 'William Kalf'.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATES OF MR. & MRS. WILLIAM D. GRAUE


    Literature

    P. Gammelbo, Dutch still-life painting from the 16th to the 18th centuries in Danish collections, Leigh-on-Sea, 1960, no. 15, illustrated.
    W. Schulz, Herman Saftleven, 1609-1685, Berlin and New York, 1982, p. 22, no. 11, p. 23 illustrated.