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    Sale 5857

    Old Master & British Pictures

    23 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 24

    Studio of Nicolaes Pietersz. Berchem (Haarlem 1620-1683 Amsterdam)

    An Italianate river landscape with drovers and their cattle in the foreground

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    Studio of Nicolaes Pietersz. Berchem (Haarlem 1620-1683 Amsterdam)
    An Italianate river landscape with drovers and their cattle in the foreground
    with signature 'Berghem' (lower left, on a rock)
    oil on canvas
    24 x 19¼ in. (61 x 48.9 cm.)


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    A version of slightly smaller size (54 x 40 cm.), known from an engraving by Monzies, was in the collection of Etienne-Edmond-Martin, baron de Beurnonville (1825-1906), by whom sold, Paris, 9-16 May 1881, lot 207.

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    Provenance

    In the family of the present owner since the 1930s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN


    Exhibited

    Národní Gallery, Prague, on loan, 1992-2007.