Property from the SØR Rusche Collection
NICOLAES PIETERSZ. BERCHEM
Haarlem 1620 - 1683 Amsterdam
An Italianate mountain landscape with a peasant woman herding her cattle
signed lower right: Berchem
oil on oak panel
26.4 x 30.1 cm.; 10⅜ x 11⅞ in.
H. Howard-Keeling Esq., Bickley Lodge, Eltham, by 1881;
By decent to Mrs. M. F. Howard-Keeling, Merlewood House, Eltham;
Her deceased sale et al., London, Christie's, 22 March 1902, lot 10, for £29–8s to Larkin;
Anonymous sale, Laren, Christie's, 22 October 1979, lot 387;
With H. Cramer, The Hague, from whom acquired in circa 1980.
London, Royal Academy, Exhibition of the works by the Old Masters, Winter Exhibition 1881, no. 95;
Münster, Westfälisches Landesmuseum, 1983–84;
Schieder-Schwalenberg 2000, no. 19;
Rotterdam 2008, no. 70.
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C. Hofstede de Groot, A catalogue raisonné..., vol. IX, London 1926, p. 215, cat. no. 590;
Raupp 2001, pp. 36–39, cat. no. 3, reproduced in colour;
Rotterdam 2008, p. 81, cat. no. 70, reproduced in colour.