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Herman Saftleven
LANDSCAPE WITH A HILLTOP CASTLE FIRING A CANNON
Estimate
6,0008,000
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119
Herman Saftleven
LANDSCAPE WITH A HILLTOP CASTLE FIRING A CANNON
Estimate
6,0008,000
JUMP TO LOT

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Herman Saftleven
ROTTERDAM 1609 - 1685 UTRECHT
LANDSCAPE WITH A HILLTOP CASTLE FIRING A CANNON
Pen and brown ink and brown and grey wash over red and black chalk;
signed with monogram in pen and brown ink, lower right: HSL
237 by 279 mm
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Provenance

Probably in the possession of the van Bleysweyck family at the beginning of the eighteenth century;
by inheritance in 1734 to Baron Hendrick van Slingelandt (1702-1759);
thence by descent to the present owners

Catalogue Note

The composition of the present work is also known in reverse, with some minor differences in staffage, through a drawing previously in the collection of Jean de Grez, now housed in the Koninklijke Musea voor Schone Kunsten van België, Brussels.1

1. See W. Schulz, Herman Saftleven 1609-1685: Leben und Werke, Berlin 1982, p. 326, cat. no. 743, fig. 125

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