Title: A cat protecting game from a dog in a royal garden

Artist: Dirk Valkenburg (Amsterdam 1675 – 1721)

Material: Oil on canvas

Measurement: 79 cm (deep), 92 cm (wide)

Provenance: Anonymous sale; J. F. Scavenius, 14 December 1894, lot 15 as ‘Jan Weenix’.
Anonymous sale; F. Scavenius, 26 November 1925, lot 44.
Consul General Zimmermann Becker.
C.P. Jacobsen, Klampemborg.
Literature: Poul Gammelbo, Dutch Still-Life Painting from the 16th to the 18th Centuries in Danish Collections, Copenhagen, 1960, p. 158, no. 241, illustrated p. 159 as ‘Jan Weenix’.