Flemish School early 17th century - Hilly Landscape with Carts and Peasants on a Sandy Path
Flemish School early 17th century
Hilly Landscape with Carts and Peasants on a Sandy Path
Oil on copper panel. 8.7 x 13 cm.
Monogrammed lower left: I [?].
The author of this small, finely painted landscape on copper was clearly inspired by the work of Jan Breughel the Elder as well as by Peter Paul Ruben's painting "The Stalled Carriage" from 1610 (State Hermitage, Saint Petersburg). An infrared photography of this work is available.
Collection of Konstantin Somonov & Alexander Benois, St. Petersburg. – Private collection, Berlin. – Auctioned by Christie’s, Amsterdam, 15th-16th November 2016, lot 95 (as Circle of Jan Breughel I).