20 - 21 November 2013
Jacob de Wet II (Haarlem 1640/2-1697 Amsterdam)
An Italianate river landscape with a swan, a Eurasian bittern, a peacock, a pheasant and other birds before a stone vase on a pedestal
signed 'J.d. Wet' (lower right)
oil on canvas
153.6 x 217.5 cm.
Anonymous sale; K.D. Kendzia, Hamburg, c. 1983, where acquired by the present owner.
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Two other paintings by Jacob de Wet (II) with the same subject are known; in the Frans Hals Museum in Haarlem (inv. no. 313), and in the Instituut Collectie Nederland, Amsterdam (inv. no. 2808).
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