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Premier Auction - Session I - February 3, 2023

Fri, Feb 3, 2023 09:00AM EST
Lot 603

Attributed to Willem Cornelisz Duyster

Estimate: $6,000 - $9,000

Bid Increments

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$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

(Dutch, 1599-1635)

A Guardroom Scene- Ready to March, unsigned, circa 1628-30, oil on canvas, 15-1/2 x 19-3/4 in. (38 x 48 cm.); modern painted wood frame, 20-1/4 x 19-3/4 in.

Note: A dominant officer stands in the middle of the composition staring directly at the viewer and smoking a pipe while others ready a march. This painting was formerly identified as a work by Pieter Codde (1599-1678) by Dr. Ellen Borger. It was sold by Christie's Amsterdam in 2008 for $36,250. It has been given to Duyter in the recently published catalogue raisonne by Jochai Rosen.

Literature: Rosen, Jochai. Pieter Codde (1599-1678). Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2020 pp.112-113. ill. 

Provenance: Christie's Amsterdam, May 6, 2008, lot 78, sold for $36,250. (accompanied by extracted catalog pages); Hampel Fine Art Auctions, December 5, 2019, lot 546 (sold for $8,626 with premium); Private Collection, Raleigh, North Carolina [[europeanart]]/[[old-master]]


lined, restretched on pine stretcher, repair to tear middle right, scattered light retouch 

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