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    Sale 11936

    Old Masters: Part II

    14 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 344

    Peter Caulitz (Berlin c. 1650-1719)

    A fox and a wild cat fighting over a turkey; and An eagle attacking a deer with a fox looking on

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    Peter Caulitz (Berlin c. 1650-1719)
    A fox and a wild cat fighting over a turkey; and An eagle attacking a deer with a fox looking on
    the first: signed 'P. Caulitz. f...it' (lower center); the second: indistinctly signed 'P...' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    each 60 1/8 x 65 5/8 in. (152.8 x 166.7 cm.)
    a pair


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    Provenance

    W.T. Mercer; Christie's, London, 19 April 1926, lot 98, as 'P. Caulitz' (9 ½ gns. to R.H. Ward).
    Arthur Delano Weekes, Oyster Bay, New York, and by descent to
    Harold Hathaway Weekes, Oyster Bay, New York, and by descent to the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the provenance for this lot should read:
    W.T. Mercer; Christie’s, London, 19 April 1926, lot 98, as ‘P. Caulitz’ (9½ gns. to R.H. Ward).
    Arthur Delano Weekes, Oyster Bay, New York, and by descent to
    Harold Hathaway Weekes, Oyster Bay, New York, and by descent to the present owner.
     
    Please also note that there should be no property title for this lot.