Frans Snyders

A wolf hunt with hunters emerging from a forest beyond

Frans Snyders - A wolf hunt with hunters emerging from a forest beyond

Provenance
Diego Messia Felípez de Guzmán, 1st Marqués de Leganés (c.1585-1655), recorded in his posthumous inventory of 1655, nr. 157, as 'un quadro grande de una caza de 3 lobos con honça perros de mano de Snyders, y lo tasso en 8000'
Riviere collection, Barcelona, by 1948
sale Sotheby's, London, 12 July 2001, nr. 32, where acquired by the present owner
sale Christie's, London, 19 April 2018, nr. 146

Other works by Frans Snyders

Frans Snyders - Study of Two Dogs
Study of Two Dogs
c. 1630

Frans Snyders - Cats fighting in a larder, with loaves of bread, a dressed lamb, artichokes and grapes
Cats fighting in a larder, with loaves of bread, a dressed lamb, artichokes and grapes

Peter Paul Rubens and Frans Snyders - The Head of Medusa
The Head of Medusa
c. 1617-18

Peter Paul Rubens and Frans Snyders - The Recognition of Philopoemen
The Recognition of Philopoemen
c. 1609

Frans Snyders
A wolf hunt with hunters emerging from a forest beyond
213 x 343.8 cm
Oil on canvas
Sale Christie's, London, 19 April 2018