26 January 2001
THE PROPERTY OF AN EAST COAST PRIVATE COLLECTOR
JAN JOSEFZ. VAN GOYEN (Leiden 1596-1665 The Hague)
A wooded landscape with figures on a path
signed with monogram 'VG' (lower right)
oil on panel
6¼ x 8¾ in. (15.9 x 22.3 cm.) with later additions of 1/8 in. (0.4 cm.) on the upper and lower edges
Louvois collection, Paris.
Baron Léon Janssen, Brussels (according to C. Hofstede de Groot-see below).
Anon. Sale, Gallerie Fievez, Brussels, 7 June, 1926, lot 83 (15000 francs).
with Goudstikker, Amsterdam, May 1929, no. 2246, from whom purchased by the grandfather of the present owner.
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C. Hofstede de Groot, A Catalogue Raisonné, etc., VIII, London, 1927, p. 82, no. 302.
H.-U. Beck, Jan Van Goyen 1596-1656, Amsterdam, 1973, II, p. 508, no. 1167.
Amsterdam, 1903, no. 13.
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