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    Sale 2769

    Old Master Pictures and Drawings

    14 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 175

    Willem Romeyn (Haarlem c. 1624-c. 1694)

    Cattle and sheep by a ruined church in an Italianate landscape

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Willem Romeyn (Haarlem c. 1624-c. 1694)
    Cattle and sheep by a ruined church in an Italianate landscape
    oil on canvas
    34.3 x 41.8 cm.


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    A W. Bernt certificate, dated 9 June 1971, is included with this lot.

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    Provenance

    Mrs. Meyer Glitza, Hamburg; Hauswedell, Hamburg, 27 November 1965, lot 36, as Adriaen van de Velde.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 14 October 1966, as Dirk van den Bergen (£189).
    Anonymous sale; Paul Brandt, Amsterdam, 23 April 1968, lot 363, as Dirk van den Bergen.
    with J. Böhler, Munich.


    Literature

    A. L. Mayer, Die Gemäldesammlung Glitza in Hamburg, Munich, 1922, p. 67, as Adrian van de Velde.
    L. Salerno, Pittori di Paesaggio del Seicento a Roma, Rome, 1977-8, III, p. 931, fig. 8, as Dirk van Bergen.
    H.-J. Raupp, Stilleben und Tierstücke, Münster, 2004, V, pp. 210-3, no. 46, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    Solingen, Deutsches Klingenmuseum, Niederländische Landschaften und Seestücke des 17. Jahrhunderts aus Westdeutschen Privatbesitz, 20 November 1965-2 January 1966, p. 53.
    Paderborn, Städtische Galerie in der Reithalle Schloss Neuhaus, Jagdbeute auf Marmorplatte-Niederländische Stilleben und Tierstücke des 17. Jahrhunderts, 10 September 2004-23 January 2005. Bielefeld, Galerie Bastian, Das Tier in der Kunst, 30 May-30 August 2007.