8 July 2005,
Price realised GBP 45,600
GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000
Esaias van de Velde (Amsterdam 1587-1630 The Hague)
An extensive landscape with soldiers resting by a tavern, a horse and cart and other figures on a road and a ruin on a hilltop beyond
signed and dated 'E. V. VELDE 1625' (on the trough, lower right)
oil on canvas
27 1/8 x 40 3/8 in. (68.9 x 102.5 cm.)
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Dr. George Keyes, to whom we are grateful, has confirmed the attribution to Esaias van de Velde on the basis of transparencies.
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Acquired by the father of the present owner in the 1960s.
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