Lot 3018* - A186 Old Master Paintings - Friday, 28. September 2018, 02.00 PM

HANS VREDEMAN DE VRIES

(Leeuwarden 1527–1604 Antwerp)
A Gothic church interior. 1594.
Oil on panel.
Signed, dated and inscribed lower left on the column: H. Vries 1594 AETA. 67 AN.
24.5 x 39.7 cm.

Provenance:
- Collection of Julius Franz Duke of Saxon Engern and Westphalia (1641-1689), according to coat of arms on wax seal verso.
- Collection of consul Karl Weniger (1841-1905) (according to Dorotheum catalogue).
- Auction of the above, Dorotheum, Vienna, 7.5.1906, Lot 66.
- German private collection.
- Frye & Sohn, Münster, 1992.
- German private collection.

Exhibited:
- Von Bruegel bis Rubens. Das goldene Jahrhundert der flämischen Malerei. Exh. cat. Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, 4.9.-22.11. 1992 / Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp, 12.12.1992 - 8.3.1993 / Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, 2.4.-20.6.1993.
- Divine Interiors. Experience churches in the age of Rubens, Museum Mayer van den Bergh, Antwerp, 17.6.2016-16.10.2016.

Literature:
- Jan Briels: Vlaamse schilders en de dageraad van Hollands Gouden Eeuw 1585-1630 met biografieën als bijlage, Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp, Antwerp 1997, p. 124, ill. 186.
- Exh. cat. Von Bruegel bis Rubens. Das goldene Jahrhundert der flämischen Malerei, pub. by Ekkehard Mai and Hans Vlieghe, Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, 4.9.-22.11.1992, Cologne 1992, p. 388 -390, no. 58.2 with colour illustration.
- Exh. cat. Van Brueghel tot Rubens. De Antwerpse schilderschool 1550-1650, pub. by Erik Vandamme, Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp, 12.12.1992 - 8.3.1993, Ghent 1992, p. 300-301, no. 144.
- Heiner Borggrefe / Vera Lupkes / Paul Huvenne / Ben van Beneden (ed.): Hans Vredeman de Vries und die Renaissance im Norden, exh. cat. Weserrenaissance-Museum Schloss Brake/ Lemgo, 26.5.- 25.8.2002 / Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp, 15.9.-8.12.2002, Antwerp 2002, cat. no. 164.
- Thomas Fusenig: Netherlandish Church Pictures around 1600 - Their Meaning and Use. Netherlandish Artists in Gdansk in the Time of Hans Vredeman de Vries, Konferenz im Muzeum Historyczne Miasta Gdanska, 20.-21.11.2003, Gdansk 2006, p. 93-101, p. 94, ill. 2.
- Bernard M. Maillet / Pierre Loze (et al.): Intérieurs d'Églises 1580-1720. La peinture architecturale des Écoles du Nord, Brussels 2012, no. M-1674.
- Claire Baisier (ed.): Divine Interiors. Experience churches in the age of Rubens, exh. cat. Museum Mayer van den Bergh, Antwerp, 17.6.2016-16.10.2016, Antwerp 2016, cat. no. 5, p. 64-65.

CHF 80 000 / 120 000

€ 70 180 / 105 260