25 April 2001
Isaac de Moucheron (Amsterdam 1667-1744)
An extensive Italianate landscape with shepherds and shepherdesses resting before a hilltop town
signed 'I. Moucheron fecit' (lower right)
oil on panel
17 x 21¾ in. (43.2 x 55.2 cm.)
in an English 18th Century carved and gilded swept and pierced frame
In the family of the present owner since the 18th Century, at Kevington Hall, Kent, until 1946, and subsequently at Bentworth Hall, Hampshire.
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Please note that the present frame is one of a set of which three smaller from the same collection are to be offered in the sale of Old Master Pictures to be held at Christie's, South Kensington on 24 April 2001, lots 160 (a pair) and 161.
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THE PROPERTY OF HENRY BERENS, ESQ.
(lots 2,3, 38 and 78)
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