London, South Kensington
18 December 1998
Circle of Jan Frans van Bloemen, called Orrizonte (1662-1749)
A classical landscape with shepherds watering sheep at a pool
oil on canvas
19.5/8 x 37.5/8 in. (49.8 x 95.5 cm.)
Acquired by Adrian Jones (1845-1938), the sculptor, and by descent to his grandson.
Adrian Brookholding-Jones (d.1989), by whom bequeathed to his cousin the present owner.
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