January 23, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
Lot 66: CIRCLE OF NICOLAES MOLENAER, (DUTCH C. 1630-1676), LANDSCAPE WITH COTTAGE(229 views)
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CIRCLE OF NICOLAES MOLENAER
(dutch c. 1630-1676)
LANDSCAPE WITH COTTAGE
Indistinctly signed and dated ''16**'' bottom left, oil on panel
18 1/8 x 24 3/4 in. (46 x 62.9cm)
The Rowley Gallery, Ltd., Kensington, United Kingdom.
Sotheby Parke-Bernet, sale of January 1978.
Acquired from the above by Hartzig, Vienna.
Private Collection, Pennsylvania.
Note: An attribution to the Circle of Thomas Heeremans has been suggested for this painting.
Fair overall condition with areas of very fine, precise retouch/fill in areas of the sky, foreground, trees, cottages and parts of figures. There is a restored horizontal crack extending through part of the lower sky, parts of trees and house chimneys at right.
Frame: 21 1/4 x 27 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.
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