10 July 1998
Jan van Kessel I (Antwerp 1626-1679)
Birds of prey attacking herons and ducks by a pond
oil on panel
9¼ x 13½ in. (23.5 x 34.2 cm.)
with Terry Engel, London.
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Gemeentemuseum, The Hague (label on the reverse).
We are grateful to Dr. Sam Segal for confirming the attribution from a photograph.
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