CIRCLE OF GYSBRECHT LEYTENS | A winter landscape with skaters on a frozen river, men returning from the hunt, and peasants collecting wood
Estimate: 7,000 - 10,000 GBP
CIRCLE OF GYSBRECHT LEYTENS
A winter landscape with skaters on a frozen river, men returning from the hunt, and peasants collecting wood
oil on canvas
74 x 115.9 cm.; 29⅛ x 45⅝ in.
The paint surface is clean, the paint surface is relatively clean, and the varnish is slightly discoloured. Inspection under ultraviolet light reveals a fluorescing varnish underneath which scattered spot retouchings are revealed, most notably in the tree trunk centre, as well as retouching to an old damage just right of the right-most figure, but the painting appears in otherwise good condition. Offered in a plain wooden frame.
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With Galerie Alex Finck, Brussels, 1965 (as by the Master of the Winter Landscapes).