Philips Wouwerman

The Riding School

Philips Wouwerman - The Riding School

Philips Wouwerman
The Riding School
44.3 x 50.5 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed in monogram lower left on a rock: PHiLS W
Sale Sotheby's, London, 5 December 2018


Possibly with an art dealer in Antwerp around 1700
Pierre Crozat (1665–1740), Paris
by inheritance to his nephew Louis-Antoine Crozat, Baron de Thiers (1699–1770), Paris, by 1756, and probably in 1740
bought from his heirs with the entire Crozat collection by Catherine the Great of Russia (1729–1796), in 1772
at Tsarskoe-Selo, near Saint Petersburg, hanging in the Dairy House, 1842
at the Hermitage Palace, Saint Petersburg
sold anonymously, presumably on behalf of the government of the USSR, Berlin, Ball & Graupe, 28 June 1932, nr. 42
private collection, Europe
with Richard Green, London, 1985–86
private collection, Germany
whence sold (The Property of a Gentleman), New York, Sotheby's, 23 January 2003, nr. 40, for $550,000
where acquired by the late husband of the present owner
sale (the property of a lady) Sotheby's, London, 5 December 2018, nr. 14 (bought in)

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Philips Wouwerman Cavaliers Leaving
Cavaliers Leaving

Philips Wouwerman The Cavalry Camp
The Cavalry Camp

Philips Wouwerman Seaport
c. 1660

Philips Wouwerman The Return from the Hunt
The Return from the Hunt

Philips Wouwerman Fisher Family on a Dune
Fisher Family on a Dune
c. 1644/45