London, South Kensington
23 April 2008
Karel Breydel (Antwerp 1678-1733)
A cavalry skirmish; and A cavalry skirmish
oil on panel
2¼ x 3½ in. (6 x 9 cm.)
a pair (2)
Lord Mansfield (according to an old insciption on the frame).
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Known as 'The Chevalier', Karel Breydel specialised in cavalry battle scenes in the tradition of artists such as Philips Wouwerman (Haarlem 1619-1668) and Adam Frans van der Meulen (Brussels 1632-1690 Paris).
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