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    Sale 5232

    Old Master & British Pictures

    31 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 7

    Joost Cornelisz. Droochsloot (Utrecht 1586-1666)

    A village with figures outside an inn, a church beyond; and A riverside village with fishermen and figures conversing

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    Joost Cornelisz. Droochsloot (Utrecht 1586-1666)
    A village with figures outside an inn, a church beyond; and A riverside village with fishermen and figures conversing
    the first signed with monogram 'J C' (lower centre)
    oil on panel
    13¾ x 20¾ in. (35 x 52.7 cm.)
    a pair (2)


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    There is no known record of Droochsloot until 1616, when he was admitted to the Artist's Guild of St. Luke, subsequently becoming their Dean between 1623-1624. His early work shows the influence of both Pieter Breughel the Elder and Pieter Breughel the Younger, as well as the Flemish artist David Vinckboons. He is known to have taught his son, Cornelis Droochsloot (1630-1673), and also Jacob Duck (1600-1667).

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