Lot 3038 - A204 Old Master Paintings - Friday, 31. March 2023, 02.00 PM
JAN BRUEGHEL the Younger and HENDRICK VAN BALEN the Elder
Dr Klaus Ertz, 24.2.1984 (copy available).
- Collection of The Earl of Londesborough (label verso).
- Sale Christie, Manson and Woods, London, Collection of Earl of Londesborough, 7.7.1888, Lot 39.
- Sale Dorotheum, Vienna, 21.3.1972, Lot 16.
- Sale Galerie Fischer, Lucerne, 1983.
- Acquired at the above auction, private collection.
- Private collection, Switzerland, since the late 1980s.
Klaus Ertz: Jan Brueghel d. J. Flämische Maler im Umkreis der Grossen Meister, Freren 1984, vol. 1, p. 319, no. 151 (some details different).
Dr Klaus Ertz, who examined the painting in the original, assumes that the figures are by the hand of Hendrik van Balen the Elder and rules out the possible collaboration with Hans Rottenhammer, as suggested in the 1972 auction catalogue in Vienna.
CHF 70 000 / 100 000 | (€ 72 160 / 103 090)
Sold for CHF 55 200 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.