11 November 1996
Pieter Molijn (1595-1661)
A wooded Dune Landscape with Carts and Peasants on a Track
with inscription 'PM 1655'
black chalk, grey wash, black chalk framing lines, framed
155 x 203 mm.
W. Esdaile (L. 2617), his inscription '1805. P 6.7. N 95' (verso); Christie's, 23 June 1840, lot 1067, two in the lot (3gns. to White).
B. Houthakker (L. 1272); Sotheby's, Amsterdam, 17-8 November 1975, lot 187, illustrated (Nlg. 12,500).
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