23 January 2004
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF DR. F. DE HOFFMANN
Hendrik Cornelisz. van der Vliet (Delft 1611-1675)
The Oude Kerk in Delft with a grave digger in the foreground
signed or inscribed 'C?V Vliet' (lower right) and dated '1661' (upper left)
oil on panel
17 5/8 x 14¼ in. (44.8 x 36.3 cm.)
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 30 October, 1985, lot 37, where purchased by the present owner.
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Dr. Walter Liedtke (written communication, 19 March 1986) confirms the attribution to Hendrik Cornelisz. van der Vliet.
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