• Old Masters and 19th Century A auction at Christies

    Sale 7842

    Old Masters and 19th Century Art

    30 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 22

    Studio of Jan Breughel I (Brussels 1568-1625 Antwerp)

    A river landscape with cottages, figures and cattle on a bank

    Price Realised  

    Studio of Jan Breughel I (Brussels 1568-1625 Antwerp)
    A river landscape with cottages, figures and cattle on a bank
    oil on copper, stamped on the reverse with the panel-maker's mark of Pieter Staes
    4 5/8 x 6 5/8 in. (11.7 x 16.8 cm.)


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    Provenance

    with Leonard Koetser Ltd., London, 1963 (Tenth Annual Spring Exhibition: Flemish, Dutch and Italian Old Masters, 25 April-31 May 1963, no. 9, as Jan Breughel I), from whom purchased by the father of the present owner.


    Literature

    K. Ertz, Jan Brueghel der Ältere. Die Gemälde, Cologne 1979, p. 523, under no. 189.