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    Sale 2782

    LIECHTENSTEIN: Property from the Collection of the Princely House of Liechtenstein.

    1 April 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 154

    Klaes Molenaer (Haarlem 1610-1676)

    Family portrait in a wooded river landscape

    Price Realised  

    Klaes Molenaer (Haarlem 1610-1676)
    Family portrait in a wooded river landscape
    oil on panel
    49.7 x 69.4 cm.


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    Provenance

    Nicolaus Baranowsky; Artaria, Vienna, 15 March 1855, lot 104, where acquired by Prince Alois II of Liechtenstein, 1855.
    Schloss Feldsberg, Valtice, before 1888.
    Schloss Moosham, Salzburg, 1944.
    Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1945.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the figures are possibly by Jan Miense Molenaer (1610-1668).


    Literature

    J. Falke, Katalog der fürstlich Liechtensteinischen Bilder-Galerie im Gartenpalais der Rossau zu Wien, Vienna, 1873, pp. 162-3, no. 1419.
    A. von Wurzbach, Niederländisches Künstler-Lexikon, Vienna-Leipzig, 1910, II, p. 176.