Lot 126 (Old Master Paintings & Drawings, 22nd April 2021)
PROPERTY FROM THE COUNTESS OF EGLINTON AND WINTON
AFTER JACOB RUISDAEL, LATE 17TH CENTURY
Landscape near Muiderberg
oil on canvas
67.5 x 84 cm (26 1/2 x 33 in.)
Sir Horace and Lady Pinching, Chateau de Tour de Peilz, Lake Geneva (Educated at Pembroke College Oxford and St George’s Hospital, Sir Horace Pinching (KCMG - 1857-1935), joined the army as a surgeon in 1884. Seconded for service with the Egyptian army in 1888, he rose to the rank of Major in 1896 and was appointed Director general of the Egyptian Department of Public Health in 1899. Elevated to KCMG in 1902, the following year he married Edmée Anna Cramer of Presey, Geneva, by whom he had two daughters. He retired from the army in 1908.
John Dunn-Yarker, Leyburn Hall, Yorkshire (1940-2018; grandson of the above)
Inherited by the present owner, sister of the above, The Countess of Eglinton and Winton.
The present work is a 17th-century copy after the painting dating circa early 1650s in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (inv. no. WA1955.66).
Sold for £2,750
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