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Peeters, Jan I, SOLD
People looking at a Spanish galley and an English ship foundering in heavy weather off a mountainous coastline with a Spanish fortress
Oil on panel : 59,3 X 86,1 cm
Signed lower right “B Peeters”
(the B must be a J that has been changed into a B to make the painting pass for a Bonaventura Peeters)
Frame : 86,3 X 113,2 cm
The attribution to Jan Peeters I has already been confirmed in 2015 by Laurens Schoenmaker from the RKD, The Hague.
Our painting is known at the RKD under Nr. 269136.
Published as by Bonaventura Peeters I by Jan Blanc in 2016 in his article in the Journal of Historians of Netherlandish Art (Vol. 8.2) entitled ‘Sensible Natures: Allart van Everdingen and the tradition of sublime landscape in 17th century Dutch Painting’, Fig 7.
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