15 - 16 November 2016
The property of a Dutch Nobleman (lot 7)
Circle of Jan van Goyen (Leiden 1596-1656 The Hague)
Ships on calm water with Fort Rammekens beyond, a man-o'-war firing a salute in the distance
oil on panel
39.2 x 65.7 cm.
with P. de Boer, Amsterdam, where acquired by the father of the present owner in the early 1960s.
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The composition derives from Jan van Goyen's picture in the collection of the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna. We are grateful to Jan Kelch for assisting with the cataloguing of this work.
Highlights from a sale of items from Rugby School’s collection include works by Lucas van Leyden and Correggio, medieval manuscripts and important antiquities
Ahead of our Paris sale on 10 September, Meredith Etherington-Smith salutes three generations of collectors from one family
Specialist Sarah Reynolds on the women whose work made waves in Victorian Britain, from Emma Sandys to Laura, Lady Alma-Tadema
Andrew Graham-Dixon on how full-length portraits have been used in history to boost the status of nobles, kings and statesmen
Christie’s specialists discuss Haring, Banksy and Stik, and how to bring the street into the home
Offered on 6 December in London, Anthony van Dyck’s Portrait of Princess Mary, Daughter of King Charles I of England