6 May 2009
Jan le Ducq (The Hague 1629/30-1676 Siret)
A young hunter at rest in a landscape
oil on canvas
69.2 x 94 cm.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 13 March 1963, lot 54, as Jan Weenix.
with H. Jüngeling, The Hague, 1963, as Michiel Sweerts.
Anonymous sale; Tenner, Heidelberg, 14 November 1964, lot 3748, as Michiel Sweerts.
with H. Jost, Bern.
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K.J. Müllenmeister, Meer und Land im Licht des 17. Jahrhunderts, Bremen, 1978, II, pp. 20-1, no. 11, as Adriaen Cornelisz Beeldemaker.
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