25 April 2001
Louis de Caullery (active Antwerp 1590-1620) and Hendrick van Cleve III (Antwerp 1525-1589)
An ornamental garden before a renaissance manor, the Triumph of Spring in the foreground.
oil on panel
18¼ x 28 in. (46.4 x 71.1 cm.)
Anon. Sale, Sotheby's, London, 12 July 1978, lot 82, as Louis de Caullery.
Anon. Sale, Dorotheum, Vienna, 11 March 1980, lot 27, as Louis de Caullery.
Anon. Sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 5 December 1980, lot 14, as 'Attributed to Louis de Caullery' (sold £4,190).
Anon. Sale, Hotel George V, Paris, 15 December 1993, lot 29, as Louis de Caullery.
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A comparable view of a country house, with elegant company in the foreground, rather than allegorical staffage, was sold in these Rooms, 9 July 1999, lot 146 (£27,600), also with architecture by Hendrick van Cleve.
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