CORNELIS CORNELISZ. VAN HAARLEM | NUMEROUS CHILDREN AND A DOG IN A LANDSCAPE
CORNELIS CORNELISZ. VAN HAARLEM | NUMEROUS CHILDREN AND A DOG IN A LANDSCAPE
CORNELIS CORNELISZ. VAN HAARLEM | NUMEROUS CHILDREN AND A DOG IN A LANDSCAPE
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CORNELIS CORNELISZ. VAN HAARLEM | NUMEROUS CHILDREN AND A DOG IN A LANDSCAPE

Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 USD

CORNELIS CORNELISZ. VAN HAARLEM | NUMEROUS CHILDREN AND A DOG IN A LANDSCAPE

Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

Property from a New York Private Collection

CORNELIS CORNELISZ. VAN HAARLEM

(Haarlem 1562 - 1638)

NUMEROUS CHILDREN AND A DOG IN A LANDSCAPE


signed in monogram upper left: CH

oil on panel

13½ by 19¼ in.; 34.3 by 49 cm.

Condition Report

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Cataloguing

Provenance

H. Bredeman, Amsterdam;

His sale, Amsterdam, 1 July 1788, lot 193, to Kallar;

Anonymous sale, London, Christie's, 5 December 1969, lot 12;

With Hallsborough Gallery, London, 1970;

Anonymous sale, London, Christie's, 29 May 1981, lot 41;

Anonymous sale, New York, Christie's, 12 January 1983, lot 156;

There acquired by the present collector.

Literature

J. A. Welu et. al, Judith Leyster: A Dutch Master and Her World, exhibition catalogue Haarlem and Worcester, Ma., 1993, p. 144 and 268;

P. J. J. van Thiel, Cornelis Cornelisz. van Haarlem, Doornspijk 1999, p. 382, cat. no. 231, reproduced plate 356 (as dated to circa 1636-1637).

Catalogue Note

This painting belongs to a small genre series of works executed by Cornelis van Haarlem circa 1636-1637 (see van Thiel 1999, cat. nos. 227-231). The series is consistent in its basic compositional outline, with a group of children huddled closely together and with a sparse landscape in the background. The focus of the children is what differs in each instance, in this case the subject of attention being a dog. In the other examples, the children play games, specifically dice or marbles. 

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