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    Sale 2798

    Pictures, Watercolours and Drawings 'Including Indonesian Art'.

    9 - 10 September 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 6

    Jan Baptist Huysmans (Antwerp 1654-1716)

    An Italianate landscape with peasants and animals near a classical fountain

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Jan Baptist Huysmans (Antwerp 1654-1716)
    An Italianate landscape with peasants and animals near a classical fountain
    oil on copper
    38.3 x 59.3 cm.


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    Provenance

    Dr. Otto Wesendonck (1815-1896), Berlin and Bonn, on loan to the Rheinisches Provinzialverband and the city of Bonn, 1927, as Cornelis Huysmans.
    Wesendonck family; Lempertz, Cologne, 27 November 1935, lot 46, as Cornelis Huysmans.
    SØR Rusche collection, Oelde.


    Literature

    Gemälde-Sammlung von Otto Wesendock in Berlin, Katalog A, Berlin, 1888, p. 59, no. 185.
    Katalog der Gemäldegalerie vorwiegend Sammlung Wesendonck, Provinzial Museum in Bonn, Bonn, 1914, pp. 52-3, no. 102, as Cornelis Huysmans.
    W. Cohen, Gemäldegalerie, Provinzial Museum Bonn, Bonn, 1927, no. 102, as Cornelis Huysmans.
    H.-J. Raupp, Landschaften und Seestücke, Münster, 2001, III, pp. 100-3, no. 21, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    Bonn, Rheinisches Landesmuseum, 1909, on loan.
    's-Hertogenbosch, Noord-Brabants Museum, Panorama op de wereld. Het landschap van Bosch tot Rubens, 16 March-10 June 2001, p. 196, no. 102, illustrated.
    Paderborn, Städtische Galerie in der Reithalle Schloss Neuhaus, Schiffsbruch vor felsiger Küste-Niederländische Landschaften und Seestücke des 17. Jahrhunderts, 23 August-4 November 2001.
    Erfurt, Angermuseum, Unter weitem Himmel-Holländische
    Landschaftsbilder des 'Goldenen Jahrhunderts' aus der Sammlung SØR
    Rusche
    , 10 February-21 April 2002.
    Dessau, Anhaltische Gemäldegalerie, Bauern, Fischer, Vagabunden-Niederländische Landschaftsmalerei des 17. Jahrhunderts aus der SØR Rusche Sammlung, 16 November 2003-6 January 2004.