Haarlem 1620 - Amsterdam 1683
Pastoral Landscape, “Rural Felicity”.
Oil on Panel, 46.5 x 68.5 cm
Signed and dated: Berchem / 1647
Painted in 1647 for the Burgomaster: J. van der Hulk, Dordrecht;
Lord Northwick (1770-1859), Thirlestaine House, Cheltenham (engraved);
His sale on the premises, Mr. Phillips, 26 July 1859, lot 275, for £152 5s to Pearce “A fine work, painted in 1647 for the Burgomaster Vanderhulk of Dort.”;
F. Mont, New York, 1948;
Alfred J. Adler (1883-1954), Paris, married to Anna Amelia Paulette Dreyfus, 1951 (Paulette Adler), by descent to;
Paulette Adler (1898-1992), by descent to her sister;
Mrs Dreyfus, Buenos Aires, by descent to her son;
Henri Stad, Sao Paulo, Brazil, by 2008.
G. Waagen, Treasures of Art in Great Britain, vol.lll, London 1854, p. 208;
Lord Northwick’s Collection at Thirlestaine House, Catalogue, Cheltenham, 1859 no. 275;
C. Hofstede de Groot, A Catalogue Raisonné…, vol IX, Esslingen & Paris 1926,p. 128, no. 265