Frans Snyders

A wolf hunt with hunters emerging from a forest beyond


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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
Frans Snyders - 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
Peter Paul Rubens and Frans Snyders - The Recognition of Philopoemen
Study of Two Dogs
c. 1630
Cats fighting in a larder, with loaves of bread, a dressed lamb, artichokes and grapes
The Head of Medusa
c. 1617-18
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