Old Masters: Property from a Private Collection

Christie's
New York

Date of the auction: 29.10.2019

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Simon de Vlieger (Rotterdam 1600/01-1653 Weesp)

Simon de Vlieger (Rotterdam 1600/01-1653 Weesp) The beach at Scheveningen with fishermen signed in monogram 'SV' (lower center, on the bundle) oil on panel 30 x 47 ½ in. (76.2 x 120.6 cm.) Provenance Graf Friedrich Moritz von Brabeck (1742-1814), Söder Castle, near Hildesheim, and by inheritance to

Lot #: 612

Estimate: US$250,000 - US$350,000

Date: 29 Oct 2019

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David Teniers II (Antwerp 1610-1690 Brussels)

David Teniers II (Antwerp 1610-1690 Brussels) An alchemist in his workshop signed 'D.TENIERS.FEC' (lower right) oil on canvas 23 ½ x 29 in. (59.7 x 73.7 cm.) Provenance (Possibly) Anonymous sale; Jouvenau, Tournai, 19 October 1744, lot 87, as 'Original de David Teniers, représentant un Chimist qui

Lot #: 629

Estimate: US$250,000 - US$350,000

Date: 29 Oct 2019

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Jan Steen (Leiden 1626-1679)

Jan Steen (Leiden 1626-1679) The glass of wine signed 'JSteen' ('JS' in ligature, lower right) oil on panel 19 ¼ x 14 3/8 in. (49 x 36.6 cm.) Provenance Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 3rd Marquess of Landsdowne (1780-1863), and by descent in the family until [Property of a Private Collection]; Sotheby’s

Lot #: 605

Estimate: US$80,000 - US$120,000

Date: 29 Oct 2019

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Jan Miense Molenaer (Haarlem c . 1610-1668)

Jan Miense Molenaer (Haarlem c . 1610-1668) The young violinist signed 'Jmolenaer' (center left) oil on panel 11 ½ x 9 ½ in. (29.2 x 24.1 cm.) Provenance with W. Wheeler & Son, Ltd., London, by August 1950. with Gebr. Douwes, Amsterdam, by 1992. Private collection, United Kingdom. with Salomon

Lot #: 602

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$80,000

Date: 29 Oct 2019

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Bartholomeus Breenbergh (Deventer 1598-1659 Amsterdam)

Bartholomeus Breenbergh (Deventer 1598-1659 Amsterdam) Christ and the Centurion oil on panel 14 ½ x 20 1/8 in. (36.8 x 51 cm.) Provenance François Mols (d. 1790), Antwerp; Brussels, 16 June 1772, lot 4 (480 kronenthalers). Antoine Poullain, Receveur genéral des Domaines du Roi, Paris; his sale

Lot #: 608

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 29 Oct 2019

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Abraham Bloemaert (Gorinchem 1564/6-1651 Utrecht)

Abraham Bloemaert (Gorinchem 1564/6-1651 Utrecht) Circe signed ‘A. Bloemaert’ (lower left) oil on canvas 22 1/8 x 19 ¼ in. (56.2 x 48.9 cm.) Provenance Private collection, England. with Salomon Lilian, Amsterdam and Geneva, where acquired by the present owner in 2006

Lot #: 625

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$80,000

Date: 29 Oct 2019

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Maerten Boelema de Stomme (Leeuwarden 1611-after 1644)

Maerten Boelema de Stomme (Leeuwarden 1611-after 1644) A ham and a partially peeled lemon on pewter platters, with a nautilus cup, a roemer , a façon de Venise , a mustard pot and a bread roll on a partially draped table signed and dated 'M. BOELEMA. DE STOMME . 1642' (lower right, on the knife

Lot #: 634

Estimate: US$70,000 - US$100,000

Date: 29 Oct 2019

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Cornelis van Haarlem (Haarlem 1562-1638)

Cornelis van Haarlem (Haarlem 1562-1638) Diana signed in monogram and dated 'CH. 1618.' (upper left) oil on panel 29 x 22 5/8 in. (73.7 x 57.5 cm.) Provenance Jan Danser Nijman (c. 1735-c. 1797); his sale (†), van der Schley a.o., Amsterdam, 16 August 1797, lot 120, where acquired for f 24 by

Lot #: 626

Estimate: US$80,000 - US$120,000

Date: 29 Oct 2019

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Dirck Hals (Haarlem 1591-1656)

Dirck Hals (Haarlem 1591-1656) A merry company in an interior indistinctly signed 'DHA[...]' ('DH' in ligature, lower right) oil on panel 13 1/8 x 21 in. (33.3 x 53.3 cm.) Provenance Lucius O'Callaghan, Esq. (1877-1954), Dublin, by 1952; his sale (†), Christie’s, London, 12 October 1956, lot 39

Lot #: 617

Estimate: US$70,000 - US$100,000

Date: 29 Oct 2019

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Werner van den Valckert (?The Hague 1580/5-?Amsterdam 1627/44)

Werner van den Valckert (?The Hague 1580/5-?Amsterdam 1627/44) Portrait of a man with a rapier resting on his shoulder, bust-length oil on panel 19 1/8 x 14 ¾ in. (48.6 x 37.5 cm.) Provenance with J.A. Coolings and Sons, London (according to a label on the reverse). Anonymous sale; Bonhams, London

Lot #: 601

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 29 Oct 2019

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Cornelis van Poelenburch (Utrecht 1594/5-1667)

Cornelis van Poelenburch (Utrecht 1594/5-1667) A landscape with waterfall oil on panel, oval 9 ¾ x 13 ¼ in. (24.5 x 33.5 cm.) Provenance Private collection, Europe. with Jack Kilgore, New York, where acquired by the present owner in 2012

Lot #: 603

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$25,000

Date: 29 Oct 2019

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Jan Linsen (Hoorn 1602/03-1635)

Jan Linsen (Hoorn 1602/03-1635) An Italianate river landscape with a shepherd giving a maid a bouquet of flowers indistinctly signed and dated 'Jans Lins[...] fecit / 163[?]' (lower right) oil on copper, oval 11 7/8 x 15 5/8 in. (30 x 39.7 cm.) Provenance [Property from a Private Collection

Lot #: 604

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 29 Oct 2019

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Jan Wijnants (?Haarlem c. 1635-1684 Amsterdam)

Jan Wijnants (?Haarlem c. 1635-1684 Amsterdam) A dune landscape with travelers on a path oil on panel 11 1/8 x 15 1/8 in. (28.2 x 38.4 cm.) with unidentified panel maker's mark 'FH' on the reverse Provenance Georg Andreas Reimer (1776-1842), Berlin; his sale (†), Rauch, Berlin, 27 March 1843, lot

Lot #: 606

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 29 Oct 2019

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Jan van Goyen (Leiden 1596-1655 The Hague)

Jan van Goyen (Leiden 1596-1655 The Hague) A village landscape with figures at a well signed with initials and dated 'VG 1631' (lower center) oil on panel 12 x 20 1/8 in. (30.5 x 51.1 cm.) Provenance Lord Walter Talbot Kerr (1839-1927), Brocket Hall, Hertfordshire; Foster, on the premises, 7-14

Lot #: 607

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$80,000

Date: 29 Oct 2019

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Jacob van Mosscher (c. 1605-after 1650 ?Haarlem)

Jacob van Mosscher (c. 1605-after 1650 ?Haarlem) An extensive landscape with figures on a path and a farmhouse beneath a tree oil on panel 18 5/8 x 25 in. (47.3 x 63.5 cm.) inscribed on reverse of panel ‘J. Slyper No. 1’ Provenance Dr. Abraham Bredius (1855-1946), The Hague. Anonymous sale

Lot #: 609

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$35,000

Date: 29 Oct 2019

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Herman Saftleven (Rotterdam 1609-1685 Utrecht)

Herman Saftleven (Rotterdam 1609-1685 Utrecht) A Rhenish landscape with a stream and peasants at the edge of a forest signed in monogram and dated 'HS 1660' (lower left); signed, dated and inscribed 'Soift / herman Saft-Leven f. A. Utrecht / Anno 1660.' (on the reverse) oil on copper 9 x 11 in

Lot #: 610

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$35,000

Date: 29 Oct 2019

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Govert Flinck (Cleves 1615-1660 Amsterdam)

Govert Flinck (Cleves 1615-1660 Amsterdam) Portrait of a man, three-quarter-length, possibly Pieter Wttenbogaert (1582-1660) signed and dated ‘G: Flinck f. / 1643’ (upper right) oil on canvas 31 7/8 x 26 5/8 in. (81 x 67.5 cm.) Provenance Stanislaw August Poniatowski, King of Poland (1732-1798

Lot #: 611

Estimate: US$60,000 - US$80,000

Date: 29 Oct 2019

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Dirck van Delen (Heusden 1604/05-1671 Arnemuiden)

Dirck van Delen (Heusden 1604/05-1671 Arnemuiden) An architectural capriccio with an elegant couple strolling before a portico signed 'D. van Delen f.' (lower right) oil on panel 23 ½ x 28 1/8 in. (59.7 x 71.4 cm.) Provenance Gonzales Bravo, Madrid. A. de Steurs, Amsterdam; Fischer, Lucerne, 25-29

Lot #: 613

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$80,000

Date: 29 Oct 2019

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Jan van Kessel I (Antwerp 1626-1679)

Jan van Kessel I (Antwerp 1626-1679) Roses, tulips, an iris and other flowers in a glass vase on a stone plinth with butterflies and other insects signed ‘J. v kessel f.’ (lower right) oil on copper, with an Ecce Homo on the reverse 11 ½ x 9 5/8 in. (29.2 x 24.4 cm.) Provenance [The Property of a

Lot #: 614

Estimate: US$150,000 - US$250,000

Date: 29 Oct 2019

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Daniel Seghers (Antwerp 1590-1661)

Daniel Seghers (Antwerp 1590-1661) Swags of flowers surrounding a cartouche with the Virgin and Child signed, inscribed and dated ‘D. Seghers. Soc.te Jesú 1643’ (lower right) oil on panel 27 x 21 ¼ in. (68.5 x 54 cm.) Provenance with Silvano Lodi, Munich, where acquired by Dr. Gustav Rau

Lot #: 615

Estimate: US$60,000 - US$80,000

Date: 29 Oct 2019

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Osias Beert I (Antwerp c. 1570-1624)

Osias Beert I (Antwerp c. 1570-1624) Peaches and plums on a pewter dish with hazelnuts and plums on another, wild strawberries on a Wanli plate, mulberries in a Wanli porcelain bowl, two façon-de-venise glasses, a beaker, bread roll and knife on a wooden table oil on panel, with the original gessoed

Lot #: 616

Estimate: US$300,000 - US$500,000

Date: 29 Oct 2019

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Hendrick Goltzius (Mülbracht 1558-1617 Haarlem)

Hendrick Goltzius (Mülbracht 1558-1617 Haarlem) Unequal Lovers signed in monogram and dated 'HG / 1615' ('HG' in ligature, upper right) oil on canvas 27 x 23 in. (68.5 x 58.5 cm.) Provenance Anonymous sale; Uto Auktions AG, Zürich, 25-29 November 1985, lot 1429, as Christiaen van Couwenbergh

Lot #: 618

Estimate: US$300,000 - US$500,000

Date: 29 Oct 2019

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Salomon de Bray (Amsterdam 1597-1664 Haarlem)

Salomon de Bray (Amsterdam 1597-1664 Haarlem) A shepherd signed and dated ‘S. Bray / 1638.’ (lower right) oil on panel 25 7/8 x 19 ¾ in. (65.7 x 50.2 cm.) Provenance Anonymous sale; Sotheby’s, Amsterdam, 11 November 1992, lot 57. with Bob P. Haboldt & Co., New York, where acquired by the present

Lot #: 619

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 29 Oct 2019

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Jan Lievens (Leiden 1607-1674 Amsterdam)

Jan Lievens (Leiden 1607-1674 Amsterdam) The Penitent Saint Peter oil on panel 19 ½ x 15 in. (49.5 x 38.1 cm.) Provenance (Possibly) Johan van der Burgh, The Hague, where described in the 1741 estate inventory of his widow as 'Petrus, geschildert door Jan Lievensz.' Private collection, Germany. with

Lot #: 620

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$70,000

Date: 29 Oct 2019

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Nicolaus Knupfer (Leipzig 1603-1660 Utrecht)

Nicolaus Knupfer (Leipzig 1603-1660 Utrecht) Theseus Proposing to Phaedra oil on panel 18 ½ x 25 1/8 in. (47 x 63.8 cm.) Provenance with State Art Dealer, Antikvariat, St. Petersburg, 1929/31. Private collection, St. Petersburg. Anonymous sale; Christie’s, London, 23 April 1982, lot 53, as

Lot #: 621

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$35,000

Date: 29 Oct 2019

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Dirck van der Lisse (The Hague 1607-1669)

Dirck van der Lisse (The Hague 1607-1669) Diana and Callisto signed in monogram 'DVL' (lower right) oil on panel 19 ½ x 16 in. (49.5 x 40.5 cm.) inscribed with initials on the reverse of the panel 'C. de B.' Provenance (Probably) Anonymous sale; van der Schley a.o., Amsterdam, 14 November 1791, lot

Lot #: 622

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 29 Oct 2019

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Goffredo Wals (Cologne c. 1590/5-1638/40 Calabria)

Goffredo Wals (Cologne c. 1590/5-1638/40 Calabria) A landscape with figures along a river bank oil on panel, circular 10 3/8 in. (26.4 cm.) diameter Provenance with Galerie Jan de Maere, Brussels, where acquired by the present owner in 2014

Lot #: 623

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 29 Oct 2019

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Jan Both (Utrecht 1610-1652)

Jan Both (Utrecht 1610-1652) An Italianate landscape with travelers on a path oil on canvas 27 ½ x 38 7/8 in. (70 x 98.7 cm.) Provenance with Colnaghi, London, where acquired circa 1955 by A private collection, and by descent in the family until 1998. with Thomas Agnew & Sons, London, where acquired

Lot #: 624

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 29 Oct 2019

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Anthonie Palamedesz. (Delft 1601-1673 Amsterdam)

Anthonie Palamedesz. (Delft 1601-1673 Amsterdam) Portrait of a richly dressed young man, half-length signed, dated and inscribed 'Æ T: 21 / Ao. 1664 / APalamedes pinxit' ('AP' in ligature, upper right) oil on canvas 28 ½ x 24 ½ in. (72.4 x 62.2 cm.) Provenance El Roy and Helene Master, Berksveldt

Lot #: 627

Estimate: US$12,000 - US$18,000

Date: 29 Oct 2019

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Egbert Lievensz. van der Poel (Delft 1621-1664 Rotterdam)

Egbert Lievensz. van der Poel (Delft 1621-1664 Rotterdam) A view of Delft after the explosion of 1654 signed and dated 'E Vanderpoel f / [...] october 1654' (lower left) oil on panel 15 5/8 x 20 5/8 in. (39.5 x 52.4 cm.) Provenance Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 25 April 1956, lot 102 (to

Lot #: 628

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 29 Oct 2019