Lot 308


JOHANN CHRISTIAN BRAND (1722-1795), AUSTRIAN
ITALIANATE LANDSCAPE WITH RUIN: A GATHERING OF HERDSMEN WITH CATTLE, SHEEP, DOGS AND WASHERWOMAN

Oil on canvas laid down on masonite; signed “Brand Professor” to the rock lower left

41 x 33.5 in — 104.1 x 85.1 cm

Provenance:
Ex. Collection The Chesapeake and Ohio Railway, this lot hung in their Presidential suite in the Terminal Tower, Cleveland, Ohio;
Gifted to Harold W. Brewer, the purchasing agent for The Chesapeake and Ohio Railway, Cleveland, Ohio;
By descent to his daughter, New Hamburg, Ontario in 1969;
With Dominion Gallery, Montreal and entered in the gallery inventory on October 8, 1969, Inventory No. C4208, as “Unknown 18
th Century Dutch Italianising Painter” with title “Pastoral Scene”;
Returned to the Private Collection in 1969

Estimate: $4,000—6,000

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