Nicolaes Berchem

The Battle Between Alexander and Porus



Nicolaes Berchem - The Battle Between Alexander and Porus

Provenance

Nicholas van Bremen
his sale, Amsterdam, 15 December 1766, nr. 54
Sir Robert Price, Bt., M.P., by 1837
his sale, Foster's, London, 11 June 1856 (235 gns. to Smith for Oppenheim)
Johann Mortiz Oppenheim, Cannon St. West, London
his sale, Christie's, London, 4 June 1864, nr. 39 (175 gns. to Holloway)
E.N.F. Loyd, London
his sale, London, Christie's, 30 April 1937, nr. 86 (90 gns. to Vicars)
with Vicars Brothers, London
anonymous sale, London, Christie's, 9 December 1988, nr. 97 (90,000)
anonymous sale ("The Property of a Private Collector"), New York, Sotheby's, 23 January 2003, nr. 38, ($344,000)
anonymous sale ("The Property of an Estate"), New York, Christie's, 8 June 2011, nr. 19 ($302,500).
Sale Sotheby's, New York, 1 February 2018, nr. 63

Other works by Nicolaes Berchem


Nicolaes Berchem Italianate Landscape with a Distant View of the Tomb of the Plautii
Italianate Landscape with a Distant View of the Tomb of the Plautii
c. 1658-60

Nicolaes Berchem Jacob and Rachel at the Well
Jacob and Rachel at the Well
1648

Nicolaes Berchem Figures under a bridge in an Italianate river landscape
Figures under a bridge in an Italianate river landscape
1663

Nicolaes Berchem Landscape with Antique Ruins
Landscape with Antique Ruins
c. 1657

Nicolaes Berchem
The Battle Between Alexander and Porus
111 x 153 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed lower right: N. Berchem
Sale Sotheby's, New York, 1 February 2018