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Lot 49Jan Looten
Dutch, 1617/18-1681
A Rocky Wooded Landscape with Travelers along a Path, 1661
Signed IAN Looten and dated 1661 (lr)
Oil on canvas
47 1/2 x 72 inches (120.6 x 183)
Provenance:
By descent in the Reedtz-Thott family to Baron Axel Reedtz-Thott, Gavnoe Castle, Denmark
Sold from the estate of the above, Christie's London, July 2, 1976, lot 26
Corporate collection, New Jersey
Richard L. Feigen & Co., New York
Literature:
Julius Lange, Barionet Gavnoes Malerisamling, 1876, no. 12
Karl Madsen and Otto Andrup, Malerisamling paa Gavnoe, 1914, no. 88
Karl Madsen, "Malerisamlingen paa Gavnoe," Kunstmuseets Aarskrift IV (1917), pp. 63-64



Sold for $15,000
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Glue relined. In generally sound condition. The is a long repaired horizontal tear running across the path below the figure of the runner. Scattered touches of restoration in the sky and landscape.


Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.





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