Lot 134
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SEBASTIAEN VRANCX | Church interior, with figures performing the work of charity, burying the dead

25,000 - 35,000 GBP
31,250 GBP
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  • Church interior, with figures performing the work of charity, burying the dead
  • oil on oak panel
  • 64.9 x 49.1 cm.; 25 1/2  x 19 3/8  in.


Mrs Löwenthal, Amsterdam (b. 1875);
Confiscated from the above by Lippmann, Rosenthal & Co., Amsterdam after May 1940;
Sold to Dr. Hans Schröder, Director of the Museum St. Annen, Lübeck in 1943 (inv. no. 1943–37; as manner of Hendrick van Steenwijk);
Returned by the above to the Netherlands in 1947;
Stichting Nederlands Kunstbezit, The Hague (inv. no. 1478);
Restituted to the descendants of Mrs. Löwenthal (Eric and Else Wolffenstein) circa 1950;
By descent to the present owner.


London, Alfred Brod Gallery, Autumn exhibition of paintings by old Dutch & Flemish masters, 15 October - 14 November 1959, no. 33 (as Steenwijk; signed and dated: H v S 1575, and measuring 20 1/8  x 27 1/4  in.; when reviewed and illustrated in The Daily Telegraph, 15 October 1959).