7 July 2010
Jan van Goyen (Leiden 1596-1656 The Hague)
A wooded river landscape with boatmen near the bank
signed and dated 'VGOYEN 1640' ('VG' linked, lower left)
oil on panel
17¾ x 25 in. (45.1 x 63.5 cm.)
Countess Elena Grigorievna Sheremeteva, née Stroganova (1861-1908), daughter of Count Grigorii Aleksandrovich Stroganov, wife of Count Vladimir Alekseevich Sheremetev, and subsequently of Grigorii Nikitich Milasiewicz (her collection label on the reverse, inv. no. 137).
Marga von Mendelssohn-Kempner.
Anonymous sale; New York, 22 October 1965, lot 204.
with Frederick Mont, New York, 1966.
with S. Nystad, The Hague.
Private Collection, Holland, by 1973.
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H.-U. Beck, Jan van Goyen 1596-1656, Amsterdam, 1973, II, p. 227, no. 476.
Lucerne, Galerie Fischer, Gemälde Alter und Moderner Meister, 1994, no. 4.
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