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    Sale 12109

    Old Masters

    26 October 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 111

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

    An allegory of air

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Studio of Jan Breughel I (Brussels 1568-1625 Antwerp)
    An allegory of air
    oil on panel
    22 x 38 in. (55.9 x 96.5 cm.)


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    The present work relates to versions of the composition by Jan Breughel I in the Doria Pamphilj, Rome and the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Marseilles.

    Provenance

    Count d'Oultremont, Brussels.
    Mr. and Mrs. W.C.H.M. Georgi, grandparents of the present owner, by 1941, and by descent.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Distinguished Private East Coast Collection


    Exhibited

    Baltimore, The Johns Hopkins University, Landscape Painting From Patinir to Hubert Robert in France and the Low Countries, 17 November-7 December 1941, no. 13, as Jan Breughel.