26 January 2012
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF CHRISTIAN B. PEPER
Abraham Bloemaert (Gorinchem 1566-1651 Utrecht)
The Annunciation to the Shepherds
signed and dated 'ABloemaert 1647' (lower right)
black chalk, pen and brown ink, oil on panel
6½ x 9 in. (16.5 x 23 cm.)
with Brian Koester, Ltd., London.
with Gooden and Fox Ltd., London, where acquired by Christian B. Peper, 1964.
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M. Roethlisberger, Abraham Bloemaert and his sons: paintings and prints, Doornspijk, 1993, I, pp. 351-352, no. 565, II, fig. 754.
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