Lot 26Cornelis Huysmans
Landscape with Herdsmen and Cattle on a Road beside a Wood
Oil on canvas
34 1/4 x 41 inches (87 x 104.1 cm)
Blocaille, Valenciennes, France
H. L. Bischoffsheim, Bute House, South Audley Street, London (d. 1926)
[Sale] Christie's , London, May 7, 1926, lot 45 (40 gns. to C. Jones)
Sir Wynne Cemlyn Jones, Trewen, Penmaenmawr, Wales
[Sale] Phillips, London, May 10, 1983, lot 15 (£5,800)
[Sale] Christie's New York, June 6, 2013, lot 64
Private collection, New York
Aberystwyth, The National Library of Wales, Exhibition of Some Masterpieces from Welsh Houses, 1946, no. 10 (with incorrect dimensions)
Attribution reported by Christie's, New York to have been confirmed by Ellis Dullaart of the Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie, The Hague, by private communication, 2013.
Sold for $3,150
Glue relined. Repaired hole (2 inches x 3/4 inch) near the lower right edge; another, smaller, repair near the lower left edge. Repaired tear in the sky in the upper right quadrant. Scattered touches of old restoration in the sky and foliage.
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