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Benjamin Gerritsz. Cuyp
Dordrecht 1612 - 1652
THE ANNUNCIATION TO THE SHEPHERDS
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 8,050 EUR
JUMP TO LOT
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Benjamin Gerritsz. Cuyp
Dordrecht 1612 - 1652
THE ANNUNCIATION TO THE SHEPHERDS
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 8,050 EUR
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Benjamin Gerritsz. Cuyp
Dordrecht 1612 - 1652
DORDRECHT 1612 - 1652
THE ANNUNCIATION TO THE SHEPHERDS

Provenance

Anonymous sale, Stuttgart, Nagel Auktionen, 26 September 2003, lot 1241;
Anonymous sale, Vienna, Dorotheum, 24 April 2007, lot 121.

Catalogue Note

As is evident in this picture, Benjamin Cuyp  was strongly influenced by Rembrandt, especially in his handling of light. Characteristic of Cuyp's style are the visible, almost sketchy brushstrokes, and subdued palette of pale-yellows, soft reds, and different shades of brown.  Cuyp liked this subject, which gave full reign to his sense of drama, and allowed him to indulge in dramatic chiaroscuro effects. 

 

 

 

 

Old Master Paintings

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Amsterdam