Pieter Neefs the Elder (2)

Antwerp, ca. 1578 – Antwerp, between 1656 and 1661

A Nocturnal Interior of a Gothic Cathedral with a Candlelit Procession

Signed ‘PEETER NEEFFS', on the wall to the right, over the arch and
indistinctly signed on the right hand central column ‘D iffranck’
Oil on panel
H. 33,7 cm.  W. 48,3 cm.


With Leger Galleries, London, 1963;
Private collection, Europe;
Auction Sotheby’s, New York, 25 May 2000, as lot no. 3;
With Rafael Valls Limited, London, no 69;
With Helena Mola European Fine Arts, Madrid; 
Private collection, Madrid, Spain

Leger Galleries, 1963, Exhibition of Old Master Paintings, London

The staffage is painted by Frans Francken the Younger (Antwerp, 1581 – Antwerp, 1642)


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