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    Sale 2769

    Old Master Pictures and Drawings

    14 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 216

    Johannes Vorstermans (Zaltbommel 1643-1699 Constantinople?)

    A Rhenish landscape with figures on a path, a mansion beyond

    Price Realised  

    Johannes Vorstermans (Zaltbommel 1643-1699 Constantinople?)
    A Rhenish landscape with figures on a path, a mansion beyond
    signed with monogram 'JVM' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    18 x 25 cm.


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    Vorstermans is known for his views of English cities, castles and country houses, such as Gloucester, Windsor Castle and Althorp. However, he also painted small landscapes in the style of Herman Saftleven, whose monogram he even imitated. This unknown aspect of his oeuvre will be subject of a forthcoming article by Marijke de Kinkelder and Gregor J.M. Weber, in which the present lot shall be included.

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels, 12-14 May 1998, lot 454, as Cornelis de Man.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this picture is oil on panel