View 1 of Lot 163. Southern landscape with a man shooting by a pond, a gentleman on horseback with a boy, and a shepherd with his flock beyond.
View 1 of Lot 163. Southern landscape with a man shooting by a pond, a gentleman on horseback with a boy, and a shepherd with his flock beyond.
163

Adriaen van de Velde

Southern landscape with a man shooting by a pond, a gentleman on horseback with a boy, and a shepherd with his flock beyond

Estimate:

12,000 - 18,000 GBP

The Property of a South German Noble Family

Adriaen van de Velde

Adriaen van de Velde

Southern landscape with a man shooting by a pond, a gentleman on horseback with a boy, and a shepherd with his flock beyond

Southern landscape with a man shooting by a pond, a gentleman on horseback with a boy, and a shepherd with his flock beyond

Estimate:

12,000 - 18,000 GBP

Lot sold:

15,120

GBP

The Property of a South German Noble Family

Adriaen van de Velde

Amsterdam 1636 - 1672

Southern landscape with a man shooting by a pond, a gentleman on horseback with a boy, and a shepherd with his flock beyond


signed and dated lower right: A. V Velde / 1663

oil on oak panel, with an unidentified collector's red wax seal on the reverse

unframed: 21.5 x 30 cm.; 8 1/2 x 11 7/8 in.

framed: 31 x 38.9 cm.; 12 1/4 x 15 1/4 in.

Freiherr Bernhard von Hornstein (b. 1761), who was married to Theresia Countess Preysing zu Alten-Preysing (1765-1804);
His Estate and pictures, including the present lot, were sold in 1828 to an ancestor of the present owner;
Thence by descent.

The style and composition of this painting may be usefully compared to other works by Van de Velde dating from the early 1660s, such as that dated 1662, in the Musée du Louvre, Paris (inv. no. 1916)1, that in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (inv. no. SK-A-444),2 and in another landscape dated 1663, the current whereabouts of which is unknown.


1 https://www.pop.culture.gouv.fr/notice/joconde/000PE008648?base=%5B%22Collections%20des%20mus%C3%A9es%20de%20France%20%28Joconde%29%22%5D&listResPage=2&mainSearch=%22adriaen%20van%20de%20velde%22&resPage=2&idQuery=%22ba04886-3e07-dc7e-606-c626282d4755%22 

2 https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/search/objectsq=adriaen+velde&p=9&ps=12&st=Objects&ii=0#/SK-A-444,96