23 - 24 June 2015
Gillis Neyts (Ghent 1618/23-1687 Antwerp)
A village scene with cavaliers and elegant figures conversing in the foreground, a hunter shooting ducks on a pond to the left
indistinctly signed and dated '.NEY.. 1676' (lower right)
oil on copper
22.2 x 30.1 cm.
H.R.H. Prince Alexander, Marquess of Carisbrooke (1886-1960);
his deceased sale (sold by Order of the Executors); Sotheby's, London, 19 October 1960, lot 141 (£300 to Goodall).
with Edward Speelman, London, from whom acquired by the late father of the present owners in 1963.
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P. Gustot, Gillis Neyts : un paysagiste brabançon en vallé mosane au XVIIe siècle, Namur, 2008, p. 74.
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