Lot 95
  • 95

Adriaen van de Velde Amsterdam 1636 - 1672

8,000 - 12,000 EUR
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  • Adriaen van de Velde
  • a shepherd sleeping against a tree with his flock of sheep
  • signed and dated lower right: A.V. Velde/1659
  • oil on panel, in a carved and gilt wood frame


Possibly D. Versteegh
His sale, Amsterdam, Roos, 3 November 1823, lot 37 (as a pendant to lot 38), sold to Brondgeest for Fl. 880;
Sidney J. van den Bergh, Wassenaar
By whom (anonymously) offered, Laren, Christie's, 28 October 1975, lot 279, reproduced;
Presented by Sidney J. van den Bergh to the present owner, by 1976.


Leiden, Stedelijk Museum de Lakenhal, Oude Meesters, 1965, cat. no. 45.


Possibly C. Hofstede de Groot, Beschreibendes und Kritisches Verzeichnis der Werke der hervorragendsten Hollandischen Maler, des VXII. Jahrhunderts, vol. IV, Essingen/Paris 1911, p. 573, cat. no. 322e (on canvas, and as a pendant to cat. no. 322d, on panel).

Catalogue Note

We are grateful to Bart Cornelis for confirming the attribution to Adriaen van de Velde.

Hofstede de Groot mentions as its pendant cat. no. 322d, which may be also identical with cat. no. 320 (see Literature: pp. 571-2). A copy on canvas of this composition was sold, Paris, Sedelmeyer, 25 May 1907, lot 188.