7 July 2004
Gaspard Dughet, called Poussin (Rome 1615-1675)
An Italianate river landscape with a villa and shepherds resting with their flock by a pond
oil on canvas
30¾ x 43 7/8 in. (78.1 x 111.4 cm.)
Anonymous sale [The Property of a Joint Estate]; Christie's, London, 29 June 1979, lot 24, where acquired by the present owner.
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G.L. Marini, Catalogo Bolaffi della pittura italiana del '600 e del '700, Turin, 1980, pp. 59-60, illustrsted.
M.N. Boisclair, Gaspard Dughet. Sa vie et son oeuvre (1615-1675), Paris, 1986, p. 541, no. 217, fig. 259.
Boisclair noted the existence of a pendant to the present work Temple with peasants near a stream (London art market, 1979, present location unknown). She dated both works to circa 1660-1664 (loc. cit.).
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