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337

Jan van Huchtenburg

John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough (1650–1722) and Prince Eugene of Savoy (1663–1736), on horseback at the Battle of Blenheim (Hochstedt)

UK: Greenford Park Warehouse

Estimate:

15,000 - 20,000 GBP

Jan van Huchtenburg

Jan van Huchtenburg

John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough (1650–1722) and Prince Eugene of Savoy (1663–1736), on horseback at the Battle of Blenheim (Hochstedt)

John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough (1650–1722) and Prince Eugene of Savoy (1663–1736), on horseback at the Battle of Blenheim (Hochstedt)

Estimate:

15,000 - 20,000 GBP

Lot sold:

35,280

GBP

Jan van Huchtenburg

Haarlem 1647 - 1733 Amsterdam

John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough (1650–1722) and Prince Eugene of Savoy (1663–1736), on horseback at the Battle of Blenheim (Hochstedt)


signed lower centre: Hootenburgh;

inscribed lower right: BATAILLE DE HOCHSTEDT / LE 13 AÔUT 1704

oil on canvas

unframed: 115.5 x 155.3 cm.; 45½ x 61⅛ in.

framed: 139.9 x 178.6 cm.; 55⅛ x 70¼ in.

The canvas is lined, the paint surface is slightly dirty, and the varnish is slightly discoloured. Inspection under ultraviolet light is impeded the rather opaque varnish, but appears to reveal only very minor, few, and seemingly cosmetic retouchings and strengthenings. The painting is in overall good condition.


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Probably Thomas Bainbridge, Holborn;
Probably on whose behalf anonymously offered by William Murch, London, Christie's, 20–21 June 1817, lot 63 (as 'Hughtenborg, The Battle of Blenheim, a truly capital Picture of the Master'), where unsold;
Probably William Murch;
Probably by whom anonymously sold, London, Christie's, 10 January 1818, lot 78 (as 'Hughtenborg, The Battle of Blenheim – an interesting clear and Capital Picture'), for 37 Guineas, to John Bartie;
Private collection, Spain.