JOHANNES VORSTERMAN | A Rhenish landscape with figures on a path, a mansion beyond
JOHANNES VORSTERMAN | A Rhenish landscape with figures on a path, a mansion beyond
JOHANNES VORSTERMAN | A Rhenish landscape with figures on a path, a mansion beyond
JOHANNES VORSTERMAN | A Rhenish landscape with figures on a path, a mansion beyond
JOHANNES VORSTERMAN | A Rhenish landscape with figures on a path, a mansion beyond
JOHANNES VORSTERMAN | A Rhenish landscape with figures on a path, a mansion beyond
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Property from the SØR Rusche Collection

JOHANNES VORSTERMAN | A Rhenish landscape with figures on a path, a mansion beyond

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Property from the SØR Rusche Collection

JOHANNES VORSTERMAN | A Rhenish landscape with figures on a path, a mansion beyond

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Lot Sold:2,500GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property from the SØR Rusche Collection

JOHANNES VORSTERMAN

Zaltbommel 1643 - c.1699

A RHENISH LANDSCAPE WITH FIGURES ON A PATH, A MANSION BEYOND


signed with monogram lower right: jv

oil on oak panel

unframed: 17 x 24 cm.; 6⅝ x 9½ in.

framed: 30.8 x 38 cm.; 12⅛ x 15 in. 


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Condition Report

Property from the SØR Rusche Collection is available to view at Sotheby’s, New Bond Street, 13 – 18 September (weekdays 9am – 4.30pm; weekend 12-5pm).


The bevelled panel is uncradled, flat and stable. The paint surface has a discoloured varnish and an indistinct network of craqeulure has developed in the sky. Restoration is visible to a small repaired damage along the center of the lower margin, 0.5 cm. long. Inspection under ultra violet light reveals a thick opaque varnish underneath which two campaigns of restoration are just visible: older retouchings comprising fine horizontal lines along the wood grain are scattered in the sky; and a few scattered in the shrubbery of the foreground; newer retouchings comprising a handful of pinprick spots to the aforementioned damage and in the figures lower center. In overall fair condition.


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Cataloguing

Provenance

Private collection, Germany, until 2007;

Anonymous sale, Brussels, Servarts, 12 May 1998, lot 454 (as by Cornelis de Man);

Anonymous sale, Amsterdam, Christie's, 14 November 2007, lot 216, where acquired.

Exhibited

The SØR Rusche Collection has been exhibited extensively over the last two decades. Please click here for further information.

Catalogue Note

The monogram was deciphered as reading JV by Gregor J.M. Weber in May 2005.1 


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