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Title

A wooded landscape with a bridge and sportsmen at the edge of the river

1590s


Artist

Paul Bril

Belgium, Italy

- 07 Oct 1626


Details


Date

1590s


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

88.3 x 67.5 cm stretcher; 111.4 x 90.1 cm frame


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased with funds provided by the Sinclair Gillies Deaccessioning Fund and Sam Hughes Memorial Fund 1998


Accession number

250.1998


Artist information

Paul Bril

Works in the collection

1


Provenance


Private Collection, 1748, Italy, unidentified 18th century Italian collection (label verso)

Otto E Messinger, circa 1910, Rome/Italy, in the collection of Messinger by 1910, see 'La Collection Messinger' by P d'Achiardi, 1910, plate no. 87

Rudolph Lepke's Kunst-Auctions-Haus, 12 Nov 1918, Berlin/Germany, Anonymous sale, no.55 (with pendant).

Galerie Julius Stern, 02 Apr 1932, Dusseldorf/Germany, Anonymous sale. 'Gemälde alter und neuer Meister aus Privatbesitz', lot.no.11 as 'Romantische Landschaft mit Jagdszene'

Abels Brothers, 1935, Cologne/North Rhine-Westphalia/Germany, [dealer]

Private Collection, pre 1997, Austria

Galerie Sanct Lucas, Vienna, 1997-Aug 1998, Vienna/Austria, Purchased by Galerie Sanct Lucas from an Austrian Noble Family 1997.

Johnny Van Haeften Ltd, 1997-Aug 1998, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Johnny Van Haeften Ltd 1998. Johnny Van Haeften Ltd owned the painting in partnership with Galerie Sanct Lucas, Vienna.


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


P d'Achiardi, La Collection Messinger, Unknown, 1910, 172-5 (illus.). plate no. 87

Connell Nisbet, Look, 'Acquisitive minds', pg. 23-27, Sydney, Dec 2003-Jan 2004, 24 (colour illus.).

Luuk Pijl, Dutch and Flemish Old Master Paintings, Essay, London, 1997, (colour illus.). cat.no. 10, no pagination

Art Gallery of New South Wales annual report 1999, 'Collections: European Art Before 1900', pg. 20-21, Sydney, 1999, 21.