Lot 241A
  • 241A

* Adriaen van de Velde Amsterdam 1636 - 1672

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Description

  • Adriaen van de Velde
  • Cattle and Goats by a Pollarded Tree in a Meadow, Shepherd Boys Approaching Beyond
  • signed and dated lower right v. Velde. f./ 1658
  • 14 1/8 by 18in.; 36 by 45.7cm

Provenance

William Wells of Redleaf, Kent, and Holme Wood, Peterborough, by 1876;
By whom sold, London, Christie's, May 10, 1890, lot 97 to Martin Colnaghi on behalf of;
Stephenson Clarke (1824-1891);
Thence by descent to Robert Clarke, Sussex;
Anonymous sale, London, Christie's, April 23, 1993, lot 20 (for £56,500).

Exhibited

London, Royal Academy, Works by the Old Masters, 1876, no. 90;
London, Royal Academy, Works by the Old Masters, January-March 1891, no. 95;
London, Guildhall, Examples of the Dutch School, 1903, no. 136.

Literature

J. Smith, A Catalogue Raisonné..., vol. V, London 1834, p. 189, no. 48, and IX (supplement), 1842, p. 632, no. 11;
C. Hofstede de Groot, A Catalogue Raisonné...,vol. IV, London 1912, pp. 517-8, no. 214 ("A fine landscape in the style of the early picture at Berlin") and p. 554, no. 35.
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