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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)
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
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.

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