3 December 2008
Johannes van der Bent (Amsterdam c. 1650-1690)
A mountainous river landscape with cattle drovers making a crossing by a ruined castle
with indistinct signature (lower centre)
oil on canvas
45¼ x 36½ in. (114.9 x 92.7 cm.)
Anonymous sale; Dorotheum, Vienna, 4 December 1973, lot 90, as Frederick de Moucheron.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 10 July 1974, lot 102, as Frederick de Moucheron.
with Richard Green, London.
Anonymous Sale; Bonhams, London, 17 April 2002, lot 227, as Abraham Begeyn.
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