Sale: 352 / Old Masters and Art of the 19th Century, April 28. 2009 in Munich Lot 42

 
Hendrik Mommers - Schäferszene


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Hendrik Mommers
Schäferszene, 1665.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 5,000 / $ 5,650
Sold:
€ 5,856 / $ 6.617

(incl. 22% surcharge)

Schäferszene. Vor 1665.
Oil on canvas, doubled.
66,5 : 62 cm (26,1 : 24,4 in). The Haarlem landscape painter Hendrik Mommers is a student of N. Berchem and joind the Haarlem guild in 1647 and becomes dean in 1654. He travels to Italy and paints landscapes in the style of his teacher, shepherd's scenes and markets with decorative figures. Just as in this paininting, ancient buildings and ruins often serve as the background. [AS]
EXPERTISE: With a note from Ms Marijke C. de Klinkelder, Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie, The Hague, from 31 December 2007
PROVENIENZ: Private collection South Germany

Good overall impression. All in all with minimal ceaquelé, a little stronger in the margins along the old stretcher. Tiny brown stains to sky.




42
Hendrik Mommers
Schäferszene, 1665.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 5,000 / $ 5,650
Sold:
€ 5,856 / $ 6.617

(incl. 22% surcharge)