Lot 6027* - ibid114 ibid Old Master & 19 c. Paintings - Thursday, 01. October 2020, 03.00 PM

CHRISTIAN VAN COUWENBERGH

(Delft 1604–1667 Cologne)
Merry drinker with a young woman and a marriage broker. 1657.
Oil on canvas laid on panel.
Monogrammed and dated centre bottom: CB F 1657.
120.3 × 140.7 cm.

Provenance:
- Private collection of Dr. Glitza, Hamburg.
- Private collection of August Neuerburg, Blankenese.
- Private collection, France.
- European private collection.

The painting is registered at RKD, The Hague, as by the hand of Christian van Couwenbergh.

Condition:
Oil on canvas mounted on panel. Paint surface with a network of craquelure, with visible older retouchings. Colour abrasions along the edges.
Under UV: several retouching visible on the figures and in the sky. Varnish fluoresces greenish.
Dimensions with frame: 139 × 160 cm.

CHF 4 000 / 6 000

€ 3 740 / 5 610

Sold for CHF 5 000 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.