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Aert van der Neer

Aert van der Neer

Gorinchem, 1604 – Amsterdam, 1677


Skaters and ‘Kolf’ Players on a frozen Waterway

Signed with monogram ‘AV DN’, lower right
Oil on panel
H. 33,6 cm. W 49 cm.


Collection Arnoud van den Lennep;
His deceased sale, Amsterdam, 24 July 1792, as lot 67 (30 fl. To Van der Schley);
Collection of Henry, 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne (1780-1863), Bowood House, and by descent to:
Collection of Henry, 6th Marquess of Lansdowne (1872-1936), to:
Collection Lady Nairne, London;
With Agnew's, London, by 1991;
Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 8 December 1995, as lot nr. 21 ‘collection of a
Noblewoman’ (£ 200.000-300.000, withdrawn);
With Johnny van Haetfen Ltd., London, by whom exhibited at TEFAF, Maastricht 2013 (ref. VP4609), where acquired by:
Private collection, The Netherlands

Ambrose, G.E. (1897). Catalogue of the Collection of Pictures Belonging to the Marques of
Lansdowne, K.G., at Lansdowne House, London and Bowood, Wiltshire
. London, pp.70-71, nr. 107;
Hofstede de Groot, C. (1923). A catalogue raisonné of the works of the most eminent Dutch
painters of the seventeenth century
. London, Vol VII, p. 411, nr. 489 and p. 454, nr. 547
(‘Bright and masterly in style’);
Schulz, W. (2002). Aert van der Neer. Doornspijk: Davaco, p. 188, nr. 223 (as whereabouts

Seifert, Ch. T. (2012). 'On Slippery Ground. Kolf in the Art of the Dutch Golden Age.' In: The Art of Golf. Atlanta: The High Museum of Art, pp. 23-24, ill. 3

With certificate, dd. Berlin 13 April 2013, by Prof. dr. Wolfgang Schulz, after first hand
inspection of the original

On loan to the National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh, 1996 – 2012;
Exhibition 'The Art of Golf', The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia (February – June 2012), The
Oklahoma City Museum of Arts (July – October 2012), Museum of Fine Arts, St Petersburg,
Florida (November 2012 – February 2013)

The present painting is recorded at the RKD, The Hague, under nr. 6401

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