London, South Kensington
2 November 2016
PROPERTY FROM THE AGATHA SADLER (1924-2015) COLLECTION (LOTS 93 & 155)
Attributed to The Hovingham Master (active France, 17th century)
Apollo and Diana hunting with Bacchanalian figures and putti, in a rocky river landscape
oil on canvas
29 1/8 x 38 3/8 in. (74 x 98 cm.)
(possibly) Jamart sale; Fiévez, Brussels, 11 December 1922, lot 100.
(possibly) Anonymous sale; Galerie Georges Giroux, Brussels, 4-5 May 1956, lot 26.
Daan Cevat; Christie's, London, 26 June 1964, lot 22 (1200 gns. to Agnew).
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(possibly) Anthony Blunt, 'Poussin Studies XII: The Hovingham Master', The Burlington Magazine, CIII, no. 704, November 1961, p. 457, note 8.
This painting is possibly the version mentioned by Blunt in his article in note 8. The latter is of similar dimensions, however it was catalogued as being on panel at the time of the sale at Galerie Georges Giroux.
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