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David Vinckboons
THE HURDY-GURDY PLAYER
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 81,250 GBP
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116
David Vinckboons
THE HURDY-GURDY PLAYER
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 81,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

A Private View: Property from the Country Home of Christopher Cone and Stanley J. Seeger

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David Vinckboons
MECHELEN 1576 - CIRCA 1632/33 AMSTERDAM
THE HURDY-GURDY PLAYER
oil on oak panel, the reverse with an unidentified red wax collector's seal
24.4 by 40.4cm., 9 5/8  by 15 7/8  in.
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Provenance

Dr. H. Schroth, 1950 (according to an old label affixed to the reverse)
Anonymous sale ('The Property of a Gentleman'), London, Sotheby's, 9 March 1983, lot 12

Catalogue Note

There are two further treatments of this composition by the artist; one which sold Christie's, London, 7 December 2011, lot 107,1 and the other, which features additional figures to the right, a more crowded background, and a running dog lower centre, is in the Städel Museum, Frankfurt.2 There are also three similar compositions in reverse which show the same configuration of window dwellers; one is in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam,one which sold Christie's, New York, 21 January 2011, lot 21,4 and one signed and dated version was with P. de Boer 1969–70.5

1 K. Ertz and C. Nitze-Ertz, David Vinckboons 1576–1632, Lingen 2016, p. 372, cat. no. 121, reproduced.
2 Inv. no. 1102; see Ertz 2016, p. 372, cat. no. 120, reproduced.
3 Inv. no. SK-A-2401; see Ertz 2016, p. 375, cat. no. 125, reproduced.
4 Ertz 2016, p. 375, cat. no. 124, reproduced.
5 G. Marlier, Pierre Brueghel le Jeune, Brussels 1969, p. 365, no. 1, reproduced p. 366, fig. 225.

A Private View: Property from the Country Home of Christopher Cone and Stanley J. Seeger

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London