4 June 2014
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF ERIC MARTIN WUNSCH
Adriaen van de Velde (Amsterdam 1636-1672)
A wooded river landscape with cattle watering and a shepherd and shepherdess resting beneath a tree
signed and dated 'A.V. Velde. 1669'
oil on canvas
13 x 16½ in. (33 x 41.9 cm.)
Henry Danby Seymour, Knoyle House, East Knoyle, Salisbury, Wiltshire, and by descent to
Mss. J.M. Seymour, Knoyle House, East Knoyle, Salisbury, Wiltshire; (+), Christie's, London, 19 January 1945, lot 99 (260 gns. to Callman).
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