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Two Peddlers

Adriaen Pietersz. van de Venne (Delft 1589 - Den Haag 1662)


Two Peddlers

Lot-No. 606

Proceeds : 7.600,00 €


Oil/wood, 32,5 x 26 cm, lo. le. inscribed 'Om de winst te doen', some rest. - Since 1620 V. became known with subjects such as beggars, thieves and fools, with which he illustrated proverbs. The banner 'Everything for money' makes even clearer the caricatured depiction of peddlers with goods all over their bodies. - Expertise: Luuk Pijl, Dokkum, 16.12.2019, confirms the authenticity. - Provenance: Private collection Lower Saxony. - Dutch painter. V. worked in Leiden, Antwerp, Middelburg and The Hague where he joined the painter's guild in 1625 and became it's deacon in 1637. Besides many-figured landscape panoramas in the manner of Brueghel he also created scenes from folk life with beggars and peddlers. Mus.: Amsterdam (Rijksmus.), Berlin (Gem.-Gal.), Dresden (Gem.-Gal.), Moscow (Pushkin Mus.), Hamburg (Kunsthalle), Frankfurt (Städel), The Hague a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit.

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Adriaen Pietersz. van de Venne: Two Peddlers


Adriaen Pietersz. van de Venne (Delft 1589 - Den Haag 1662)

Two Peddlers

Lot-No. 606

Proceeds : 7.600,00 €

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Oil/wood, 32,5 x 26 cm, lo. le. inscribed 'Om de winst te doen', some rest. - Since 1620 V. became known with subjects such as beggars, thieves and fools, with which he illustrated proverbs. The banner 'Everything for money' makes even clearer the caricatured depiction of peddlers with goods all over their bodies. - Expertise: Luuk Pijl, Dokkum, 16.12.2019, confirms the authenticity. - Provenance: Private collection Lower Saxony. - Dutch painter. V. worked in Leiden, Antwerp, Middelburg and The Hague where he joined the painter's guild in 1625 and became it's deacon in 1637. Besides many-figured landscape panoramas in the manner of Brueghel he also created scenes from folk life with beggars and peddlers. Mus.: Amsterdam (Rijksmus.), Berlin (Gem.-Gal.), Dresden (Gem.-Gal.), Moscow (Pushkin Mus.), Hamburg (Kunsthalle), Frankfurt (Städel), The Hague a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit.

Two Peddlers
Two Peddlers