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Circle of Philips Wouwerman (Haarlem 1619-1668)
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Circle of Philips Wouwerman (Haarlem 1619-1668)

A winter landscape with woodcutters and travellers on a path, a village beyond

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Circle of Philips Wouwerman (Haarlem 1619-1668)
A winter landscape with woodcutters and travellers on a path, a village beyond
with indistinct signature 'PH(LS?) W' (lower left)
oil on panel
42 x 34.5 cm.
Provenance
Possibly Mièville; Christie's, London, 29 April 1899, lot 94 (to F. Kleinberger, Paris).
Reimann, Berlin, before 1928.
with T. Humphrey Ward, London, 1900.
with Jacques Goudstikker, Amsterdam, 1928.
Looted by the Nazi authorities, July 1940.
Recovered by the Allies, 1945.
in the custody of the Dutch Government.
Restituted in February 2006 to the heir of Jacques Goudstikker.
Literature
Catalogus van schilderijen en beeldhouwwerken, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, 1958, p. 61, as Philips Wouwerman.
C. Wright, Paintings in Dutch Museums. An Index of Oil Paintings in Public Collections in The Netherlands by Artists born before 1870, London, 1980, p. 506, as Philips Wouwerman.
Old Master Paintings: An illustrated summary catalogue, Rijksdienst Beeldende Kunst (The Netherlandish Office for the Fine Arts), The Hague, 1992, p. 324, no. 2888, illustrated.
B. Schumacher, Philips Wouwerman (1619-1668): the horse painter of the Golden Age, Doornspijk, 2006, p. 423, no. B69, plate 576, as a doubtful painting.
Exhibited
Amsterdam, Jacques Goudstikker Gallery, Catalogue des Nouvelles Acquisitions de la Collection Goudstikker, October-November 1928, no. 44, illustrated.
Rotterdam, Rotterdamsche Kunstkring, Catalogue de la Collection Goudstikker d'Amsterdam, 22 December 1928-6 January 1929.
Amsterdam, Jacques Goudstikker Gallery, Catalogue de la Collection Goudstikker d'Amsterdam, 12 January-28 February 1929, no. 94.
Kunsthandel Jacques Goudstikker, Hollandse winterlandschappen uit de 17de century, Amsterdam, 1932, no. 96, illustrated.
Maastricht, Bonnefantenmuseum, 1958, on loan.
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