Barend Gael (c.1620 -1687 or 1703)
Oil painting on canvas, Village Fair, by Barent Gael (1620-1687), signed and dated lower left: B. Gael/1669. A village scene with horsemen, and buildings on the left. (A pair with COBBE/HAT/P/628).
Newbridge Collection, recorded by Frances Power Cobbe in 1868, in Drawing Room and in 1901 and 1914; thence by descent to Hugh Cobbe (b. 1942); sale Christie's, London, 16 December 1998, one of a pair in lot 81; bought by Johnny Van Haeften; from whom purchased by Alec Cobbe (b. 1945); on loan from the Cobbe Collection (6)
Makers and roles
Barend Gael (c.1620 -1687 or 1703), artist