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Return from the Kermesse by PIETER BRUEGHEL

PIETER BRUEGHEL the Younger

(FLEMISH, 1564 - 1637)

Return from the Kermesse ,

Price Sold

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LOT DETAILS


Materials:

oil on oak panel

Measurements:

19.69 in. (50.00 cm.) (height) by 31.10 in. (79.00 cm.) (width)

Markings:

signed lower left: P. BREVGHEL

Exhibited:

The Hallsborough Gallery, London, 8 May - 21 June 1963;. Gallery Finck, Brussels, 26 November - 12 December 1965, no. 17. .

Literature:

. Apollo Magazine , vol. LXXVII, May 1963, reproduced (in an advertisement for Hallsborough Gallery Exhibition);. G. Marlier, Pieter Brueghel le Jeune , Brussels 1969, p. 397, no. 4, reproduced in colour p. 394, fig. 243; . M. Diaz Padrón, 'La Obra de Pedro Brueghel el joven en España', in Archivo Español de Arte , 1980, p. 311; . K. Ertz in Pieter Brueghel der Jüngere - Jan Brueghel der Ältere. Flämische Malerei um 1600. Tradition und Fortschritt , exhibition catalogue, Vienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Lingen 1997, pp. 423-24, under no. 145, reproduced fig. 1; . K. Ertz in Pieter Brueghel le Jeune - Jan Brueghel l'Ancien. Une Famille de peintres flamands vers 1600 , exhibition catalogue, Antwerp, Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Lingen 1998, pp. 414, 416, under no. 150, reproduced fig. 150a; . Breughel-Brueghel, Tradizione e Progresso: una famiglia di pittori fiamminghi tra Cinque e Seicento , exhibition catalogue, Cremona 1998, p. 118, reproduced fig. 1; . K. Ertz, Pieter Brueghel der Jüngere (1564-1637/38). Die Gemälde mit kritischem Œuvrekatalog , Lingen 1988/2000, vol. II, pp. 886, 888, 918, no. 1309, reproduced in detail p. 888, fig. 720 (showing the bench that has since been removed [see note below]).

Provenance:

With Hallsborough Gallery, London, 1963;. Anonymous sale, ('The Property of a Gentleman'), London, Sotheby's, 24 March 1965, lot 101, bought by 'Patch' for 9,000 guineas; . Senator Descamps Collection, Brussels; . From whose descendants acquired by Galerie de Jonckheere; . From whom purchased by a European private collector in 2000; . By whom sold New York, Sotheby's, 27 January 2011, lot 171 for $4,562,500; . Whence acquired by the present owner. .

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