• Cabinet d'un Amateur Européen auction at Christies

    Sale 7822

    Cabinet d'un Amateur Européen

    9 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 312

    Jan Wijnants (Dutch, 1635-1684)

    Landscape with cattle being driven along a country road

    Estimate

    Jan Wijnants (Dutch, 1635-1684)
    Landscape with cattle being driven along a country road
    signed 'J.Wijnants' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    16 x 19 1/4 in. (40.5 cm x 49 cm.)


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    The staffage in the present work has been attributed to Johannes Lingelbach (1622-1674), who often collaborated with Wijnants, as well as with other painters.

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    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium


    Provenance

    J.E. Fordham; Christie's, London, May 25, 1867, lot 123 (145 gns.).
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 8 July 1988, lot 27.
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 1 June 1990, lot 111, where acquired by the present owner.


    Literature

    K. Eisele, Jan Wijnants (1631/2-1684), Stuttgart, 2000, p. 162, no. 186, fig. 186.