7 December 2007
The Property of the 10th Duke of Leeds Will Trust (lots 101-104)
Hendrick de Meijer (active Rotterdam 1646-1689)
View of the Oude Hoofdpoort, Rotterdam, with sportsmen shooting duck in the foreground
signed with initials and dated 'HDM 1650' (on a boat, lower left)
oil on panel
23 1/8 x 32 7/8 in. (58.7 x 83.6 cm.)
The Dukes of Leeds, Hornby Castle, Herefordshire, and by descent.
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Historical and Descriptive Catalogue of Pictures belonging to His Grace the Duke of Leeds, privately published, London, 1902, p. 76, no. 227, Second Drawing Room, as 'Dutch Canal Scene, Van Goyen'.
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