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    Sale 5311

    Old Master & British Pictures & Old Master Drawings

    5 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 70

    Lodewijck van Ludick (Amsterdam 1629-before 1697)

    An Italianate wooded river landscape with figures on a bank

    Price Realised  

    Lodewijck van Ludick (Amsterdam 1629-before 1697)
    An Italianate wooded river landscape with figures on a bank
    signed 'Ludick' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    8½ x 10 5/8 in. (21.5 x 27 cm.)


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    Van Ludick is best known for his Italianate landscapes of mountains and forests. One can clearly see the influence of Jan Both in Ludick's use of warm golden colouring and often Ludick's work was confused with Jan Both's.

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    Literature

    H.-J. Raupp, Landschaften und Seestüke, Munster, 2001, no. 31, pp. 138-9.