7 July 2004
The Property of THE LATE LEAVETT-SHENLEY, SOLD BY ORDER OF THE EXECUTORS (lots 43, 44 and 67)
Jan Josefsz. van Goyen (Leiden 1596-1656 The Hague)
A view of Gorinchem with shipping on the Rhine in the foreground
signed with monogram and dated 'VG 1650' (lower left, on the boat)
oil on panel
26¾ x 37 5/8 in. (67.9 x 95.5 cm.)
Clara, Lady Vyvyan (d. 1976), na/ee Coltman, widow of Sir Courtenay Bourchier Vyvyan, 10 Bt (1858-1941); Christie's, London 12 December 1947, lot 25 (3,100 gns. to Agnew).
with Thomas Agnew & Sons, London, from whom acquired by the family of the present owner.
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H.-U. Beck, Jan van Goyen, II, Amsterdam, 1973, pp. 201-2, no. 415, illustrated.
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