Continental School, 17th/18th Century Falconers on Horseback

Date Created: 15 October 2018

Author: Continental School - unknown artist

Source: The Internet

Owner: Skinner

Location: Boston, MA, USA

Link to: Website

  • Germany
  • Netherlands
  • Falcon
  • 17th Century
  • 18th Century
Back to search results...

American & European Works of Art - 2977B
Date / Time :
January 27, 2017 12:00PM


Continental School, 17th/18th Century

Falconers on Horseback
Unsigned, incised "D. HALS" and "D. HAS" on the reverse.
Oil on panel, 14 1/2 x 22 1/4 in. (37.0 x 56.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Horizontal cracks to panel, partially cradled and with a repair to center on the reverse, craquelure, abrasions, paint losses.

N.B. Although the inscription on the reverse would point to Dirk Hals, current scholarship concludes that the work does not relate to that artist. The work at hand is thought most likely to be Dutch or German, dated possibly to the 18th century. There is a very similar work cataloged in the database of the RKD (Netherlands Institute for Art History). ( Both compositions would seem to be based on some earlier, mid-17th century painting or print.
Estimate $800-1,200


About Us

The FHT aims to establish a portal for the world's falconers and other interested parties to access aspects of the sport's rich heritage by linking existing physical archives, including international private and public collections, through the medium of an electronic archive. This archive will feature falconry furniture, works of art, books, correspondence from leading falconers and film and photographic material for the education and interest of falconer and scholar alike. We hope that, whatever your background or interest in our sport, you may find something of value through our archive to deepen your knowledge, understanding and passion for falconry and will help us, through your support, to preserve this precious cultural heritage for future generations.

Write To Us

Falconry Heritage Trust
P.O.Box 19
SA33 5YL

Speak To Us

Phone: within the UK (01267) 233864
and from abroad +44 1267 233864
Fax: within the UK (01267) 233864

Contact Us