Lot 3040 - A202 Old Master Paintings - Friday, 23. September 2022, 02.00 PM
18th century follower of JAN BRUEGHEL the Elder
(Brussels 1568–1625 Antwerp)
Allegory of water.
Oil on copper.
29 × 45.5 cm.
- Private collection of Count Johan Ludvig Holstein (1694–1763).
- By descent over several generations, private collection of Count Knud Holstein-Ledreborg (1919–2001).
- By descent, private collection, Switzerland.
The painting offered here is based on a composition by Jan Brueghel the Elder, which is in the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Lyon (inv. no. A76) and forms part of a series of allegorical representations of the four elements (see Klaus Ertz and Christa Nitze-Ertz: Jan Brueghel the Elder (1568-1625), Lingen 2008-2010, vol. III, cat. no. 495, p. 1044).
CHF 10 000 / 15 000 | (€ 10 310 / 15 460)
Sold for CHF 12 500 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.