London, South Kensington
2 November 2016
Attributed to Aert van der Neer (Amsterdam ?1603/4-1677)
A river landscape at dusk with figures walking along a path, a church in the distance
with initials 'AV DN' ('AV' and 'DN' linked, lower left)
oil on panel
10 3/8 x 14 ½ in. (26.4 x 36.8 cm.), with later additions of c. 3/8 in. (1 cm.) on all four sides
with Meffre, Paris, 1864.
Gerardus Munnicks van Cleef, Utrecht; his sale (†), Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 4 April 1864, lot 66 (withdrawn).
M. Thirion; his sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 10 June 1907, lot 15.
with Leonard Koetser, London, by 1965, where acquired by
John A. Viccars; (†) Sotheby's, London, 7 July 2011, lot 169 (£27,500).
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C. Hofstede de Groot, A Catalogue Raisonné etc., VII, London, 1927, p. 409, no. 360.
W. Schulz, Aert van der Neer, Dornspijk, 2002, p. 277, no. 610, as 'authentic or copy'.
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