29 October 1999
JAN VAN DER HEYDEN (Gorkum 1637-1712 Amsterdam)
A view in Cologne, looking towards the Cathedral
oil on panel
5 x 7 in. (12.7 x 17.8 cm.)
(Possibly) E. Schneider, former Prsident du Corps lgislatif; sale, Pillet, Paris, 6 April 1876, lot 9 (5,500 francs).
(Possibly) S. Goldschmidt; (+) sale, Chevallier, Paris, 14 May 1898, lot 70 (11,000 francs).
with Leonard Koetser, London, 1957.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
(Possibly) C. Hofstede de Groot, A Catalogue Raisonn, etc., VIII, London, 1927, p. 358, no. 94a.
H. Wagner, Jan van der Heyden, Amsterdam, 1971, p. 77, no. 48, illustrated, as a variant of that listed in Hofstede.
Wagner lists the present picture as a variant of that in Hofstede. He connects the Hofstede picture with no. 47 in his catalogue raisonn. However, the view listed by Hofstede, from the Schneider and Goldschmidt collections, was on panel, whereas Wagner describes his no. 47 as being painted on silver (or silvered copper).
Ahead of a sale of works from their comprehensive collection, the couple describe how they began to acquire art after moving to Delhi in the early 1990s
Patek expert John Reardon on why devotees of the Swiss brand never settle for less than the best — illustrated with outstanding examples offered at Christie’s