Please note that this lot is offered in a gilt wood frame.
Please note the additional Provenance and Literature for this lot:
Provenance: With Steinmeyer, Paris; With G. Neumans, Paris, 1912.
Literature: C. Hofstede de Groot, Beschreibendes und kritisches Verzeichnis der Werke..., vol. VIII, Esslingen/Paris, 1923, p. 187, no. 757; H.-U. Beck, Jan van Goyen, 1596 - 1656, vol. II, Amsterdam 1973, p. 283, cat. no. 625; H.-U. Beck, 'Doorzagen op Jan van Goyen', in Oud Holland, 1999, 113, no. 1/2, p. 42, reproduced fig. 14, both the above erroneously mentioned as a fragment.
Please note the following Provenance for this lot:
Lima Mayer Family Collection; Collection of Viscount do Marco, Junqueiro until 1951; Acquired by Viscount of Alverca Jose Pais do Amaral Coelho; Thence by descent to his daughter Maria Helena Pais do Amaral Coelho.
Please note that this painting will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of Harmanus Serin by Jim van der Meer Mohr.
Please note that a similar composition attributed to Sebastiano Ricci, with the same measurements, is in a private collection in the United States.