Frans Pourbus the Younger (Antwerp 1569-1622 Paris), Portrait of Charles de Chantecler (1543-1620). Oil on canvas laid down on canvas, 66 x 53 cm. Signed with monogram upper left 'F. P. F.' and inscribed at the top 'MESSME CHARLES DE CHANTECLER.ME.DES REQTES.ORDRE. DE L’HOSTEL CONER. DV ROY EN CES CONSEILS D’ESTAT ET PRIVE AN DE SON AGE 70. L’AN 1613.' and inscribed at the right 'TALIS ERAT VVLTV; AH CVR NESCIA PECIORA PINGI PARTE SVI TABVLA HAC STO MELIORA LATET'. Bijl-van Urk bv © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016

Provenance: King Dom Manuel II of Portugal (1889 - 1932); With Galerie Schenk, 1988; Private collection, Southern Germany; Sale Munich (Neumeister), 27 March 2013, lot 533, where acquired

Exhibitions:Zürich, Galerie Schenk, Das Porträt als Bildnis und als Landschaft: Zum Individuellen in der künstlerischen Darstellung, 1988, nr. 3, pp. 71-76, ill.


Aelbert Cuyp (1620-Dordrecht-1690), A landscape with cattle grazing on a bank, the town of Dordrecht beyond. Oil on panel, 40 x 55.4 cm. Signed lower right 'Acuÿp', Circa 1653-55. Bijl-van Urk bv © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016

Provenance: Wilhelm Reinhold Valentiner (1880-1958), curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and subsequently Director of the J. Paul Getty Museum, California, by 1913, from whom acquired by Agnew’s, below With Agnew’s, London, 1919, from whom acquired by Jacques Goudstikker, presumable on behalf of Anton Philips, recorded in 1928 as hanging in the salon at De Laak, and by descent; Sale London (Christie’s), 6 December 2007, lot 10, ill.

Literature: A. Chong, Aelbert Cuyp and the Meaning of Landscape, PhD thesis University of New York 1992, p. 464 (not seen, not attributed)


Jan Mijtens (1613/4-The Hague-1670), Portrait of Cornelis Tromp (1629-1691). Oil on canvas, 109 x 87.5 cm. Signed left centre 'Ao 1661/JANMijtens F.' Bijl-van Urk bv © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016

Provenance: Possibly Duke of Northumberland; With Leger Galleries, London, 1919; Sale London (Christie’s), 22 February 1929, lot 134; With Bernard Houthakker, Amsterdam, before 1940; Serge Rubinstein, New York; Sale New York (Parke Bernet), 8 December 1956, lot 239 (as by Daniel Mijtens the Elder), sold to W. Altschul; Lillian Rojtman Berkman, New York; Her sale, New York (Sotheby’s), 28 January 2005, lot 508, ill.; Private collection, Netherlands

Literature: A.N. Bauer, Jan Mijtens (1613/14-1670): Leben und Werk, Petersberg, 2006, nr. A9, pp. 165-6, 361, ill.


Jacob van Walscapelle (Dordrecht 1644-1727 Amsterdam), Still life with fruit. Oil on canvas, 46.5 x 61 cm. Signed lower right 'Jacob van Walscapel Fecit', Circa 1670Bijl-van Urk bv © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016

Provenance: Private collection, Austria


Jacob Duck (1598-Utrecht-1667), Vanitas-Allegory of transience. Oil on panel, 39.5 X 31.1 cm. Signed lower left 'JDuck'. Datable 1650Bijl-van Urk bv © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016

Provenance: Private collection, Germany

Bijl-van Urk (stand 366) bv at TEFAF Maastrich 2016. 

Director: Sander Bijl

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