8 July 2016
PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN (LOTS 152 & 169)
Gaspard Dughet, called Gaspard Poussin (Rome 1615-1675)
An Italianate wooded landscape with figures resting in the foreground, a hilltop town beyond; and An Italianate wooded landscape at dusk, with figures conversing in the foreground, a town beyond
oil on canvas
14 5/8 x 18 ¾ (37.2 x 47.6 cm.)
Mrs Woods, The Grange, Westleton, Suffolk; Christie’s, London, 23 March 1864, lot 130 as ‘Orizonti’ (5 gns. to Ripe).
Charles Sotheby, by 1864, and by descent to,
Major-General Frederick Edward Sotheby; his sale (†), Sotheby’s, London, 12 October 1955, lot 56 (£250 to R.M. McKenzie).
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