D1721. Blue and White Rectangular Plaque
Delft, circa 1680
Marked with numeral 7 on the reverse; attributed to Frederik van Frijtom (1632-1702)
Painted in an atmospheric style with two figures walking on the banks of a river, a ruined building on a hill in the distance and in the left foreground a tree and rocks, with a self-frame molded with a flowering vine with fruits, the top affixed with a demilune-shaped pediment pierced with a hole for suspension.
Height: 27 cm. (10.6 in.); Width: 26.5 cm. (10.4 in.)
Collection Voûte, NR 59 (paper label), probably Mari Paul Voûte, Jr. (1882–1955), Baarn, The Netherlands, whose collection was sold at Frederik Muller & Cie., Amsterdam, 17th-25th April, 1956;
Christie’s Amsterdam, 14th November 2000, lot 274;
The Joseph M. Morpurgo Collection, Amsterdam