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    Sale 2782

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

    1 April 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 188

    Norbert van Bloemen (Antwerpen 1670-1746 Amsterdam)

    Peasants playing cards in a grotto, ancient ruins beyond

    Price Realised  

    Norbert van Bloemen (Antwerpen 1670-1746 Amsterdam)
    Peasants playing cards in a grotto, ancient ruins beyond
    with indistinct monogram 'P.V.B.' (lower left)
    oil on canvas, unframed
    66 x 82.3 cm.


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    Provenance

    With F. Goldmann, Vienna (as De Wael), from whom acquired by Prince Johannes I of Liechtenstein, 1834.
    Schloss Eisgrub, Lednice, 1943.
    Schloss Moosham, Salzburg, 1944.
    Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1945.


    Literature

    J. Falke, Katalog der fürstlich Liechtensteinischen Bilder-Galerie im Gartenpalais der Rossau zu Wien, Vienna, 1873, p. 61, no. 522, as Jan de Wael.
    J. Falke, Katalog der fürstlich Liechtensteinischen Bilder-Galerie im Gartenpalais der Rossau zu Wien, Vienna, 1885, pp. 47-8, no. 340. A. Kronfeld, Führer durch die Fürstlich Liechtensteinische Gemäldegalerie in Wien, Vienna, 1931, p. 77.
    U. Thieme and F. Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler, Leipzig, 1942, p. 19, as Jan Baptist de Wael.