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    Sale 12041

    Noble & Private Collections Part II

    27 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 456

    Studio of Frans Snijders (Antwerp 1579-1657)

    Hounds chasing foxes

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Studio of Frans Snijders (Antwerp 1579-1657)
    Hounds chasing foxes
    oil on canvas
    68 x 94 7/8 in. (172.7 x 241 cm.)


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    A picture by Snijders of similar but not identical composition, and of larger dimensions is in the Methuen collection, Corsham Court, Wiltshire (202 x 330 cm.). Snijders was also to deploy the central and left-hand parts of the composition in a vertical format for a picture in the Prado, Madrid.

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 16 November 2011, lot 253.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN ENGLISH COLLECTION