17 - 18 November 2015
Jan Frans van Bloemen, called Orizzonte (Antwerp 1662-1749 Rome)
An Arcadian landscape with figures conversing on a rocky path near a lake, an Italian village beyond
oil on canvas
74.2 x 99.3 cm.
Collection Duke of Devonshire, by 1888 (according to an old label on the reverse).
Acquired by the father of the present owner in the early 1950s from a European noble collection.
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Belfast, Maine, Belfast Free Library, 1888, no. 138, on loan from the Duke of Devonshire (according to an old label on the reverse).
Please note the provenance should read Collection Marquess of Downshire, by 1888, and not Duke of Devonshire as stated in the printed catalogue.
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