Attributed to Jan Porcelli (1584- DIED CIRCA 1632)
Lot 75 Details
Attributed to Jan Porcelli (1584- DIED CIRCA 1632), Dutch
SEESCHLACHT (SEA BATTLE MOVING SHIPS BEING ATTACKED ON A ROUGH SEA)
Oil on copper panel laid down to a cradled canvas; given to Jan Porcellis and titled “Seeschlacht” to the old typeset auction label providing a description of the scene in German verso
22.5" x 29" — 57.2 x 73.7 cm.
B.K.H. Gebrüder Heilbron old printed catalogue label verso;
Private Collection, Canada;
By descent from the collection of the parents (originally from Berlin) of the wife of the present owner.
The family of the vendor came to Canada at the end of the second world war, thence back to Switzerland (near Zurich) and then the painting travelled back to Canada some time in the mid-1990s.