1 April 2008
Attributed to Peter van Boucle (Antwerp c. 1610-1673 Paris)
Roosters fighting in a landscape
oil on canvas
93.8 x 123.6 cm.
Possibly Graf Starhemberg, from whom acquired by Prince Johannes I of Liechtenstein, 1808.
Schloss Eisgrub, Lednice, 1942.
Schloss Moosham, Salzburg, 1944.
Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1945.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
We are grateful to Mr. Fred Meijer of the RKD, The Hague, for suggesting an attribution to Peter van Boucle on the basis of a photograph (verbal communication, 13 February 2008).
“!” Lots imported from outside the EU. The Buyer’s Premium is 37.05% incl. VAT over the first €5,000, plus 31.1% incl. VAT of the Hammer Price between €5,001 and €400,000, plus 21.58% incl. VAT of any amount in excess of €400,001.
The influence of its New York iteration and the demands of collectors mean the Maastricht art fair is embracing change, as Malcolm Cossons reports
Pierre Frey discusses his grandfather’s iconic Parisian fabric house, and the room sets he has created for Christie’s in New York
The story of the French factory founded in the 18th century, from evolutions in style to the monarchs who gladly waited years for their commissions to be created
A Surrealist sculptor in Beijing, a radical American artist in Melbourne, a host of Dutch masters in the Middle East, and more
Specialist Victoria Tudor explains how these paintings reflect a unique period of cultural exchange between East and West
The artist entertains us in his vast Hudson Valley studio, reflecting on works in progress as well as others from his own collection being offered at Christie’s