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    Sale 7610

    Important Old Master & British Pictures Day Sale Including Property From The Collection Of The Princely House Of Liechtenstein

    9 July 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 184

    Salomon van Ruysdael (Naarden c.1629-1670 Haarlem)

    A river landscape with sportsmen shooting duck from a boat

    Price Realised  

    Salomon van Ruysdael (Naarden c.1629-1670 Haarlem)
    A river landscape with sportsmen shooting duck from a boat
    signed with initials 'S.VR' (centre right)
    oil on panel
    15¾ x 25 1/8 in. (40 x 63.8 cm.)


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    The present painting can be dated to the early 1640s and compared with a number of river landscapes of similar tonality which Stechow (op. cit., p. 21) characterized by their suffusion of golden sunlight.

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    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium


    Provenance

    Mrs S.L. Barnard, Cave Castle, South Cave, Yorkshire; Christie's, London, 25 November 1938, lot 99.
    with Gebr. Douwes, Amsterdam, 1939.
    Anonymous sale [The Property of a Private Collector]; Christie's, New York, 3 October 2001, lot 89, where acquired by the present owner.


    Literature

    W. Stechow, Salomon van Ruysdael, Berlin, 1975, p. 144, no. 486a.