Description & Technical information

Provenance: Francois Xavier de Burtin (1743-1818); Christie’s, London, 15th June 1822, lot 139.
Possibly John Smith, London.
Mrs. Hibbert, Sussex Square; Christie’s, London, 23 June 1873, lot 86.
Anon. sale, Christie’s, London, 17 July 1886, lot 110 to Rutley for Edward Dent, and by descent to his son Major Leonard Dent; Christie’s London, 30 March 1979, lot 69.
Noortman Master Paintings.
Private Collection, The Netherlands.
Private Collection, united Kingdom.


Literature: F.X de Burtin, Traité, Théorique et Practique des Connaissances, Brussel 1808, no. 176, pp. 337-339.
A. Graves, Art Sales from early eighteenth century to early twentieth century, 3 vols., London 1918-21. Vol. 3, p. 276.
C. Hofstede de Groot, Kritisches und beschreibendes Verzeichnis der Werke der hervorragendsten holländischen Maler des XVII. Jahrhunderts, 10 vols.., Esslingen & Paris 1907-28, vol. 7, pp. 45, 46, no. 146.
M.S. Robinson, The paintings of the Willem van de Veldes, 2 vols, The Hague 1990, vol. 2, pp. 764-765, no. 55 ill.
M. van Dam, François Xavier de Burtin (1742-1818), Unpublished master’s thesis, University of Utrecht 2001, pp. 80, 139, ill.


Exhibitions: London, National Maritime Museum, The Art of the Van de Veldes, 1982, pp. 39, 68, p. 25, no. 19, ill.
Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints