Pieter Casteels III* (1684-1749)
A Blue Heron with a Frog in its Beak and Mallard Ducks and Chicks by a Stream, with a Heron, Mallards and a Woodcock flying above
oil on canvas
70 x 37¾in. (178 x 96cm.)
Lady Edward Sassoon.
Mrs. Gustave Weisweiller and by descent to
Mrs. Michael Wood, Christie's, London, March 29, 1974, lot 78 as one of a pair, one signed and dated 1742 (13,000gns. for the pair).
Anon. Sale, Christie's, London, Nov. 29, 1974, lot 1 (4200gns.=$10,580 to Markham).