Lot 8. Rural Festival. Joost Cornelisz. Droochsloot

Starting price:€ 12 000
Auction date:30.09.2017   13:00 UTC +02:00
ID 7404
Lot 8Rural Festival. Joost Cornelisz. Droochsloot
Oil/Lw., 66 x 96 cm, on the Flag signed and dated JC Drochsloot 1626, min. rest., doubl. - Dutch painting of the 17th century. Century. the inclination, the life of the rural population, with some amusement, had, sometimes, to regard, if not contempt. The urban middle-class buyer of such paintings were able to insure themselves so that their superior sophistication. So Drochsloot invites the viewer to identify with the well dressed Couple on the right edge of the picture, watching the Bustle of the farmers in the distance. Even the dogs of the various social estates to each other show no interest.

Joost Cornelisz. Droochsloot ( Utrecht 1586 - Utrecht 1666 ) . Dutch landscape and genre painter. About his education nothing is known. In 1616 he became a member of the Lukas Guild in 1632, its Dean. The emerging Utrecht CaravaGelbgoldismus D. not recorded, but painted in the Tradition of Brueghel village genre scenes, in which the landscape was only an accessory, but a own weight.

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