9 December 2009
The Property of a Family Trust (lots 101-108)
Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich (Weimar 1712-1774 Dresden)
A pastoral landscape with Diana and her Nymphs
signed and dated 'Dietricÿ 1754' (lower centre)
oil on canvas
31¾ x 40 in. (80.7 x 101.6 cm.)
Anonymous sale; Foster's, London, 31 May 1833, lot 173 (66 gns.).
John Rushout, 2nd Lord Northwick (1770-1859), Thirlestaine House, Cheltenham.
Captain E.G. Spencer-Churchill, M.C., Northwick Park; (+) Christie's, London, 25 February 1966, lot 109 (2,000 gns. to the present owner).
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A Catalogue of the Pictures, Works of Art, etc. at Northwick Park, 1864 (1908), no. 125.
T. Borenius, The Collection of Pictures at Northwick Park, London, 1921, no. 223.
For a note on the provenance for lots 101-108, please see lot 11 in the Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings and Watercolours sale on 8 December 2009.
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