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    Sale 2820

    Old Master and 19th Century Art

    6 May 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 3

    Jacob de Heusch (Utrecht 1656-1701)

    Soldiers on horseback near an encampment

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Jacob de Heusch (Utrecht 1656-1701)
    Soldiers on horseback near an encampment
    signed 'JDHeúsch : f' (lower left, strengthened)
    oil on canvas
    47.5 x 40.4 cm.


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    Jacob de Heusch is best known for his Italian landscapes in the style of Salvator Rosa and the 'vedute' he painted of Rome. The present picture is one of the few examples of his 'Bambocciate'. Both subject and composition are largely based on Philips Wouwerman and the style is similar to that of his 'Bentveughel'-brother Pieter van Bloemen, who was also resident in Rome when De Heusch lived in the city between circa 1675-1693.

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Lempertz, Cologne, 11 June 1979, lot 76, as Willem de Heusch.
    In the collection of the present owner for at least 20 years.