Old Master Paintings, Drawings, and British Portraits

NICOLAES MAES (Dordrecht 1634 – Amsterdam 1693)

Portrait of a Boy in Classical Dress with a Bullfinch and Spaniel

oil on panel, in a painted oval

17 x 12 inches          (43.3 x 30.5 cm.)

Sold to the Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, Minnesota

CORNELIS JACOBSZ. DELFF (Gouda 1570/1571 – Delft 1643) 

Jacob’s Dream

signed C. J. Delff with the second and third initials conjoined in the lower left center

oil on canvas

37 ⅝ x 61 13/16 inches          (95.6 x 157 cm.)

Sold to the Museum Prinsenhof Delft, Delft, The Netherlands

GOTTFRIED LIBALT (1610? – Vienna 1670) 

A Cavalier with a Monkey

inscribed on the reverse No. 2

brown ink and bistre on beige paper

9 ¼ x 5 ¾ inches          (24.5 x 15.5 cm.)

Sold to the Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey

GABRIEL CORNELIUS RITTER VON MAX (Sloup v Čechách, Bohemia 1840 – Munich 1915)

The Martyrdom of St. Ludmilla

signed and dated G. MAX. and dated 864. in the lower left, inscribed on the reverse W93170

oil on canvas

35 7/16 x 39 inches          (90.4 x 100.1 cm.)

Sold to The Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, Rochester, New York

JAN MYTENS (The Hague 1613/1614 - The Hague 1670)

Portrait of a Family Group by an Ornamental Fountain in a Pastoral Landscape

signed and dated A°: 1663. Mytens F: (with the signature partially effaced)[1] in the lower left center

oil on canvas

51 ⅜ x 61 ¾ inches          (130.6 x 156.8 cm.) 

Sold to Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, Auckland, New Zealand

JACOB VAN LOO (Sluis c. 1614 – 1670 Paris)

An Allegorical Vanitas with Homo Bulla and Vrouw Wereld (Man is Like a Bubble and Lady World)

signed J.V.Loo and dated An. 1654 center left

oil on canvas

47 3/4 x 34 3/8 inches          (121.2 x 86.9 cm.) 

Sold to the Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky 

JAN CORNELISZ. VAN LOENEN (Utrecht [?] 1580/1600 – after February 21, 1634/1663)

Portrait of Willem van der Muelen, Age 3

signed and dated in the lower right center I. Van Loenen Fe. 1634 and inscribed in the upper left AETATIS with the first two letters conjoined SVAE 3. with the last two letters conjoined, and numbered on the reverse 3, 17, and 21

oil on panel

44 ½ x 33 ¾ inches          (113.6 x 85.7 cm.) 

Sold to the Fritz Behrens Foundation for the Landesmuseum Hanover, Germany


NICOLAAS BAUR (Harlingen 1767 – Harlingen 1820)

The Women’s Speed-Skating Race on the Westersingel in Leeuwarden, January 21, 1809

signed and dated N. Baur 1810 in the lower right

oil on canvas

23 ½ x 29 ½ inches          (59.7 x 74.9 cm.) 

Sold to the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

SIR WILLIAM BEECHEY (Burford 1753 – Hampstead 1839)

Portrait of William Ellis Gosling, 1800

Inscribed on the reverse Master Gosling and numbered 536

oil on canvas

47 x 32 inches          (119.3 x 81.3 cm.)

Sold to the El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas 



A Vanitas Still Life with a Skull, Flowers in a Glass, Quill in an Inkpot, Quill Case, Hourglass, Burning Candle, Open Book, and a Timepiece on a Ledge

inscribed in Dutch with the meaning of each of the objects and their reflection on the brevity of human life

oil on panel

17 × 26 inches          (43.2 x 66 cm.) 

Sold to the Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, Michigan


Pigs Knuckles on a Pewter Plate with Oysters and Wine Glasses on a Draped Table

oil on panel

11 x 14 inches          (28 x 36.8 cm.) 

Sold to the El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas


Portrait of Thomas Morgan of Machen (B. 1568)

Inscribed Aetatis Suae. 52/ Thos. Morgan of Machen in the upper left and dated Ano Dm. 1620 in the upper right

oil on panel, In a Tredegar House pattern frame

42 × 32 inches          (106.7 × 81.3 cm.)

Sold to Tredegar House, Newport, Wales

WILLIAM AIKMAN (Cairnie, Forfar 1682 – London 1731)

Portrait of Colonel Alexander Campbell of Finab

Inscribed Alex Campbell of Finab. AD. 1715 Aetatis 46. in the lower left, and inscribed Alexander Campbell of Finab. / Aet. 46 AD. 1715. / Aikman Pinxt. on the reverse

in a painted oval, oil on canvas

29 × 24 inches          (73.7 × 62.3 cm.)

Sold to the The Black Watch Regimental Museum, Balhousie Castle, Perth, Scotland


A Family Group Portrait

oil on canvas

55 ¾ × 72 inches          (141.6 × 182.9 cm.) 

Sold to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of the William Cullen Bryant Fellows


Design for a Naval Presentation Sword

pen and gray wash heightened in white on tracing paper

15 x 11 inches           (39 x 29.5 cm.)

Sold to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York


The Lamentation of Christ

oil on panel

17 x 12 inches          (43.2 x 29.9 cm.)

Sold to the La Salle University Art Museum, Philadelphia


Portrait of a Gentleman

oil on canvas

49 ½ x 39 inches          (126 x 99 cm.)

Sold to the Rienzi Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

GIACOMO DEL PO (Rome 1652 – Naples 1726)

The Adoration of the Shepherds

inscribed "Giacomo del Po Ducati sei" in the lower left

pen and ink with chalk on paper

17 1/5 x 25 inches          (43.7 × 63.5 cm.)

Sold to the University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson



Design for a Presentation Sword

ink and watercolor on paper

45 1/4 × 9 3/4 inches          (115 × 24.9 cm.) 

Sold to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City


SIR JOHN WATSON GORDON (Edinburgh 1788 – Edinburgh 1864)

Portrait of Thomas Allen with his Mineral Specimens

oil on canvas

29 1/2 × 24 1/4          (74.9 × 61.6 cm.) 

Sold to the Natural History Museum, London, England

ANGELICA KAUFFMAN (Coire, Switzerland 1741 – Rome 1807)

Portrait of Thomas Reade, circa 1775

signed Angelica Kauffman Pinx in the lower left

oil on canvas

30 × 24 ¾ inches          (76.2 × 62.7 cm.) 

Sold to the Wallraf-Richartz-Museum & Foundation Corboud, Cologne

SIR THOMAS LAWRENCE, P.R.A. (Bristol 1769 – London 1830)

Portrait of Sir Samuel Shepherd (1760 – 1830)

oil on canvas

50 1/2 × 40 1/2 inches          (128.2 × 102.9 cm.) 

Sold to The Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska


MASTER OF THE FOUNTAIN OF LIFE (late fifteenth – early sixteenth century)

The Mass of Saint Gregory

oil on panel

36 ¼  x 30 ¾ inches           (92.1 x 78.1 cm.)

Sold to the Museum Catharijneconvent, Utrecht

ANTHONIE PALAMEDESZ (Delft, 1600/01 – Amsterdam 1673)

Portrait of an Elderly Woman

signed "A, Palamedes pinxit" with A and P conjoined, and dated A 1664 in the left center

oil on canvas

39 × 32 inches          (99.1 × 81.3 cm.)

Sold to the University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson

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