Old Master Paintings and Sculpture

Christie's
London

Date of the auction: 04.12.2019

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Sebastien Vrancx (Antwerp 1573-1647)

Sebastien Vrancx (Antwerp 1573-1647) An allegory of Winter oil on panel 19 1/8 x 25 ¼ in. (48.6 x 64.2 cm.) Provenance (Probably) Vilain XIIII collection, Belgium

Lot #: 162

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Jan Mijtens (The Hague c. 1614-1670)

Jan Mijtens (The Hague c. 1614-1670) The Crowning of Mirtillo oil on canvas 61 ½ x 66 7/8 in. (156.3 x 169.8 cm.) Provenance Dingley collection. Dr Goldschmidt and Dr Wallenstein, Berlin, 1931. H. Behner collection, Berlin, 1943. Anonymous sale [The Property from a German Collection]; Sotheby's

Lot #: 141

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Gioacchino Assereto (Genova 1600-1650)

Gioacchino Assereto (Genova 1600-1650) Jehoram saved from Athaliah's wrath signed 'Axeret' (lower centre) oil on canvas 59 x 77 ½ in. (149.8 x 196.8 cm.) Provenance Descalzi-Gagliardo Collection, Palazzo Descalzi, Chiavari, circa 1826 (no. 70, in a drawing room on the second floor). Luigi Koelliker

Lot #: 227

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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AFTER THE ANTIQUE, ITALIAN, 19TH CENTURY

AFTER THE ANTIQUE, ITALIAN, 19TH CENTURY THE DANCING FAUN AND THE APOLLINO Pair of bronze figures; each on an integrally cast base 58 ½ and 56 ¾ in. (148.3 and 144 cm.) high (2) Provenance Madeline, Countess of Midleton (1876-1966), Eastwell Park, Kent

Lot #: 183

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Georg Lemberger (?Nuremberg c. 1490-after 1537)

Georg Lemberger (?Nuremberg c. 1490-after 1537) Portrait of a cleric, half-length, holding a beret dated 'ANNO DNI / M D XIII' (upper left) and inscribed 'ETATIS SVE / ANNO XXXX' (upper right) oil on panel 16 ¼ x 10 7/8 in. (41.2 x 27.7 cm.) Provenance Richard F. Sterba (1898-1989), Detroit, inv

Lot #: 107

Estimate: £50,000 - £80,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Jan van der Heyden (Gorinchem 1637-1712 Amsterdam)

Jan van der Heyden (Gorinchem 1637-1712 Amsterdam) A townscape with figures promenading, a church beyond oil on panel 15 ¾ x 19 1/8 in. (40 x 48.6 cm.) Provenance Charles T.D. Crews, London and Billingbear Park, Berkshire, by 1890; his sale (†), Christie's, London, 1 July 1915 (=1st day), lot 32

Lot #: 146

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Agnolo Gaddi (Florence c. 1345-1396)

Agnolo Gaddi (Florence c. 1345-1396) Pietà on gold ground panel 6 ¾ x 22 ¼ in. (17.2 x 56.5 cm.) Provenance with Luigi Grassi, Florence, circa 1920. with De Boer, Amsterdam, 1932. Private collection, Frankfurt

Lot #: 185

Estimate: £50,000 - £70,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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North Italian School, circa 1480

North Italian School, circa 1480 The Adoration of the Magi oil on panel 23 ½ x 18 in. (59.6 x 45.7 cm.) inscribed 'NATVSES / REDEMPTOR / MONDE' (lower left, on the cartellino) Provenance Art Market, Modena

Lot #: 186

Estimate: £70,000 - £100,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Andrea Piccinelli, called il Brescianino (Siena c. 1487-after 1525)

Andrea Piccinelli, called il Brescianino (Siena c. 1487-after 1525) The Madonna and Child with Saints Sebastian and Catherine of Siena, and the Infant Saint John the Baptist oil on panel 26 ½ x 19 ¾ in. (67.3 x 50.2 cm.) inscribed '· AGNVS · DEI' (on the Baptist's scroll

Lot #: 194

Estimate: £60,000 - £80,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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The Master of the Mansi Magdalen (Netherlandish, active first quarter of...

The Master of the Mansi Magdalen (Netherlandish, active first quarter of the 16th century) The Holy Family oil on panel, with an incised pattern on the reverse 35 5/8 x 26 ¼ in. (90.4 x 66.6 cm.) Provenance In the collection of the family of the present owners since around the early 20th century

Lot #: 103

Estimate: £60,000 - £80,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Circle of Colijn de Coter (Brussels 1450/1455-1539/1540)

Circle of Colijn de Coter (Brussels 1450/1455-1539/1540) Pietà oil on panel 17 x 12 ½ in. (43.2 x 29.2 cm

Lot #: 105

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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German or Netherlandish School, circa 1520

German or Netherlandish School, circa 1520 Portrait of an old man, bust-length, in a black cloak and cap oil on panel, shaped top, unframed 14 ¾ x 12 ¼ in. (37.5 x 31.2 cm.) Provenance Samuel Herman de Zoete (1810-1884), Pickhurst Mead, Hayes; his sale (†), Christie's, London, 8 May 1885, lot 244

Lot #: 106

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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MOSAN, SECOND QUARTER 14TH CENTURY

MOSAN, SECOND QUARTER 14TH CENTURY VIRGIN AND CHILD ENTHRONED Boxwood; on an integrally carved base 12 ¾ in. (32.5 cm.) high Provenance With Kunstzalen A. Vecht, Amsterdam. Private collection, United Kingdom

Lot #: 116

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Circle of Gerard ter Borch (Zwolle 1617-1681 Deventer)

Circle of Gerard ter Borch (Zwolle 1617-1681 Deventer) An interior with an elegant couple and a maid oil on panel 23 3/8 x 21 ½ in. (59.4 x 54.6 cm.) Provenance with P. de Boer, Amsterdam, 1968, as 'Michiel van Musscher

Lot #: 124

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Cornelis Hendriksz. Vroom (?Danzig 1590/1592-1661 Haarlem)

Cornelis Hendriksz. Vroom (?Danzig 1590/1592-1661 Haarlem) Peasants in a wooded landscape signed with monogram 'CVR f' (lower left) oil on panel 17 ¾ x 27 ½ in. (45.1 x 69.7 cm

Lot #: 127

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Dutch School, circa 1620

Dutch School, circa 1620 Saint John the Baptist preaching in the wilderness oil on canvas, unframed 41 ¼ x 50 3/8 in. (104.8 x 128 cm.) Provenance In the family of the present owner since the 1970s

Lot #: 130

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Salomon van Ruysdael (Naarden 1600/1603-1670 Haarlem)

Salomon van Ruysdael (Naarden 1600/1603-1670 Haarlem) A wooded landscape with peasants conversing on a road oil on panel 27 3/8 x 36 3/8 in. (69.5 x 92.4 cm.) Provenance with Thomas Agnew's & Sons, London (according to a label on the reverse

Lot #: 134

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Aelbert Cuyp (Dordrecht 1620-1691)

Aelbert Cuyp (Dordrecht 1620-1691) A young groom holding the tether of a black stallion signed 'A. Cuyp' (lower left) oil on panel 12 ¾ x 17 ¼ in. (29.7 x 43.8 cm.) Provenance Private collection, France (according to a label on the reverse

Lot #: 137

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Dirk Valkenburg (Amsterdam 1675-1721)

Dirk Valkenburg (Amsterdam 1675-1721) Portrait of a gentleman, half-length, in a brown jacket, holding a book signed and dated 'Valkenburg / 1719' (centre right) oil on canvas, oval 28 7/8 x 22 ¾ in. (73.3 x 57.8 cm

Lot #: 142

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Jan Wijnants (Haarlem 1632-1684 Amsterdam)

Jan Wijnants (Haarlem 1632-1684 Amsterdam) An Italianate wooded landscape with travellers on a road signed and dated 'J. Wijnants 1676' (lower right) oil on canvas 45 7/8 x 38 in. (116.5 x 96.5 cm.) Provenance Private collection, Milan. Anonymous sale [The Property of a Lady]; Sotheby's, London, 11

Lot #: 143

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Wallerant Vaillant (Lille 1623-1677 Amsterdam)

Wallerant Vaillant (Lille 1623-1677 Amsterdam) Portrait of a gentleman, half-length, in a grey goat and black sash, with a sword oil on canvas 28 ¾ x 25 in. (73 x 63.5 cm.) Provenance Anonymous sale [The Property of a Lady of Title]; Sotheby's, London, 12 December 1979, lot 42

Lot #: 145

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Jan Weenix (Amsterdam 1641-1719)

Jan Weenix (Amsterdam 1641-1719) A dead hare and partridge with hawking equiptment on a ledge signed and dated 'JWeenix f 1677' (lower left, 'JW' in ligature) oil on canvas 41 ½ x 35 ½ in. (105.4 x 90.2 cm

Lot #: 147

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Cornelis Kick (Amsterdam 1635-1681)

Cornelis Kick (Amsterdam 1635-1681) Flowers in an auricular silver vase, on a marble ledge oil on canvas 33 3/8 x 25 ½ in. (84.7 x 64.7 cm.) Provenance with Eugene Slatter, London. with Arthur Tooth & Sons, London, by 1952, from whom acquired by the parent's-in-law of the following, Anonymous sale

Lot #: 149

Estimate: £50,000 - £70,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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French School, 17th century

French School, 17th century Fruit and flowers on a partially draped table oil on canvas 25 7/8 x 46 ½ in. (65.8 x 118.1 cm.) Provenance Private collection, England. with Paul Rosenberg & Co., New York, as 'Nicolas de Largilliere' (according to a label on the reverse). Private collection, New York

Lot #: 151

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Pieter Casteels III (Antwerp 1684-1749 Richmond-upon-Thames)

Pieter Casteels III (Antwerp 1684-1749 Richmond-upon-Thames) Flowers in a basket with peaches on a table, a landscape beyond signed and dated 'PCasteels. F. / 1715' (lower right, 'PC' in ligature) oil on canvas 28 1/3 x 38 in. (71.3 x 96.5 cm.) Provenance Anonymous sale [The Property of a

Lot #: 156

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Flemish School, mid-17th century

Flemish School, mid-17th century The Temptation of Saint Anthony oil on panel, oval 16 3/8 x 22 ¼ in. (41.8 x 56.5 cm.) Provenance W. Thomas Smith (according to a label on the reverse). Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 11 March 1911, lot 130, as 'Teniers', where acquired by, Isaac Newton

Lot #: 161

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Abraham van Cuylenborch I (Utrecht c. 1620-1658)

Abraham van Cuylenborch I (Utrecht c. 1620-1658) Diana and her nymphs bathing signed and dated 'AVCuylenborgh / f. 1645' (lower centre, on the rock, 'AVC' in ligature) oil on panel 20 ¼ x 29 1/8 in. (51.4 x 74 cm.) Provenance Mucklenburge collection, inv. no. 24 (according to a label on the

Lot #: 165

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Jan Boeckhorst (Münster c. 1604-1668 Antwerp)

Jan Boeckhorst (Münster c. 1604-1668 Antwerp) Cupid blowing soap bubbles oil on canvas 34 x 28 in. (86.4 x 71.2 cm.) Provenance (Possibly) Gaspar Thielens (1630-1691), Antwerp, listed in the inventory of his estate dated 21 and 22 January 1691, as 'Een stuck van langen Jan, een Vanitas'. Hôtel Ritz

Lot #: 166

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Attributed to Gaspar van den Hoecke (Antwerp c. 1585-before 1661)

Attributed to Gaspar van den Hoecke (Antwerp c. 1585-before 1661) Nausicaa and her maidens in a landscape oil on canvas 63 ½ x 95 in. (161.3 x 241.4 cm.) Provenance Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 25 April 2008, lot 71

Lot #: 167

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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WORKSHOP OF GUGLIELMO DELLA PORTA (1515-77), ROME, CIRCA 1570-80

WORKSHOP OF GUGLIELMO DELLA PORTA (1515-77), ROME, CIRCA 1570-80 CRISTO MORTO Gilt-bronze 14 1/8 in. (36 cm.) high; 10 1/8 in. (26 cm.) wide Provenance Private collection, the Netherlands, and by descent to the present owner

Lot #: 170

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019