Sir James  Palmer (circa 1584-1658) An Italianate landscape with nymphs beside ruins
Lot 98
Sir James Palmer (circa 1584-1658) An Italianate landscape with nymphs beside ruins
£1,000 - 1,500
US$ 1,700 - 2,500
Auction Details
Lot Details
Sir James Palmer (circa 1584-1658)
An Italianate landscape with nymphs beside ruins
signed 'J.Palmer' (lower right)
oil on panel
16.3 x 22.4cm (6 7/16 x 8 13/16in).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Sale, Sotheby's, London, 23 March 1949, lot 58
    Sale, Bonhams, London, 7 December 2005, lot 27

    LITERATURE:
    E. Waterhouse, The Dictionary of 16th and 17th Century British Painters (Suffolk, 1988), p. 211, ill.

    The present work is after a painting by Cornelis van Poelenburgh in the Collection of Her Majesty the Queen. Sir James Palmer was Chancellor of the Order of the Garter to Charles I and an amateur limner. He painted miniature copies after pictures in the Royal Collection, such as the present work.
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