London, South Kensington
8 December 2011
Pieter van Bloemen, called Standaart (Antwerp 1657-1720)
A mounted cavalier, seen from behind
point of the brush and black ink, grey wash, unframed
10 1/8 x 7½ in. (26.5 x 19 cm.)
Sir Peter Lely (according to the 1920 catalogue).
Sir Thomas Lawrence (L. 2445).
W.S. Brough (L.2652).
with E. Parsons & Sons, London, 1920, no. 325, as 'Wouwerman (Philippe)'.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby Mak van Waay, Amsterdam, 10 June 1975, lot 113, as 'Philips Wouverman'.
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