448 - 19th Century Paintings & a collection of works by Old Masters

22 June 2014

We invite you to visit the viewing days of this upcoming auction, consisting of more than 100 paintings, watercolors and drawings. These works vary in age from the 16th to early 20th century and have all been selected for their art-historical or highly decorative value.
 
The catalog starts with a number of special Old Masters, of which lot 8 immediately catches the eye. This panoramic 'Beach view' was attributed to Simon de Vlieger and was also auctioned as such at Frederik Muller in Amsterdam in 1902. The painting with the imposing ships and upholstery has since been part of a distinguished private collection. The valuation of this impressive work of more than one meter wide is € 20,000 – 30,000.
The subsequent lot 9 is by Karel van Mander I and concerns a special rosaille depicting 'Moses knocks water out of the rock'. The work dated about 1590 has been included in the literature and gives a beautiful picture of the skill of this artist. Valuation € 8,000 – 12,000.
Lot 10 consists of no fewer than four 17th century paintings, all made after the well-known works by Adriaen van de Venne. These sought-after early copies are all titled in a banderole at the top and bear the proverbs: 'Poverty' soeckt list', 'Rijckdom soeckt opulence', 'Weelde soeckt misery' and 'Ellend' soeckt de doot'. The valuation for these four with an important provenance is € 8,000 – 12,000.
 
Romanticism is amply represented by well-known artists such as Pieter Lodewijk Francisco Kluijver, Pieter Cornelis Dommersen, Andreas Schelfhout and various scions Koekkoek and Hulk. The magnificent painting 'View of the Herengracht, Amsterdam' is by an 'unknown master' from the same period. This lot 52 shows the Huis de Vicq, located at Herengracht 476, one of the most beautiful places in our capital. For the view of this 'Golden Bend', the appraised value is € 4,000 – 6,000.
 
We offer lovers of animal paintings plenty of choice. In addition to the works by Albertus Verhoesen, Constant Artz and Otto Eerelman, two paintings by Henriette Ronner-Knip are also on offer. Lot 36, 'Loss of jewels', is an excellent example of her playful oeuvre. Valuation € 4,000 – 6,000.
 
You will find lot 79 by the Larense Scholer Anton Mauve, a large-sized painting depicting the 'Shepherd with his flock'. This subject not only won him a gold medal at the Paris Salon, it brought him international success that reached as far as the United States. Valuation € 15,000 – 20,000.
 
The two paintings by Joseph Bles, on the other hand, are extremely Hague-like, which depict a beautiful time image of elegant companies among 'the fishermen' on the beach. Bles was inspired for this lot 45 by the famous 'bomschuiten on the beach in Scheveningen', a term that has since been adopted internationally. Valuation for the two works together is € 2,000 – 3,000.
 
Among the foreign artists you will find lot 89 by the French landscape painter Paul Madeline. 'La baie du Diben' once again proves the strength of this impressionist and confirms his presence in many museum collections. Valuation for this beautiful painting € 3,000 – 5,000.
 
We have no fewer than three lots by Martin Monnickendam in this auction. Lot 96, which depicts the 'Italian Opera Rehearsal' from 1929, is extremely charming and very characteristic of his hand. Like his teacher August Allebé, he liked to paint the audience who watched performances attentively. This at the time still very unknown subject soon brought Monnickendam the necessary attention and fame. Valuation € 8,000 – 10,000.
 
In addition to the many paintings, this catalog also contains various works on paper. Lot 95 is an extremely tasty pastel by Willy Sluiter of one of his favorite subjects: 'Concours Hippique'. Like his well-known images of the horse race, this work is drawn very quickly, smoothly and colorfully and is offered to you with the attractive valuation of € 3,500 – 4,500.
Another example is the watercolor by Louis Apol, lot 58. This 'Winter Landscape with Mills' was made in the artist's favorite technique and is one of his largest works on paper. Valuation € 3,000 – 5,000.
 
The auction will conclude with 'La Grande Galerie, Musée du Louvre' by Georges d'Espagnat, an artist mentioned in the same breath as other great masters of Post-Impressionism. The painting gives a good idea of the 1930s in elegant Paris and is included with a valuation of only €10,000 – 15,000.
 
 
Of course, the above is just a selection from the entire range. We therefore invite you to the online catalog here .
 
We hope to welcome you in our saleroom soon!
 
If you are unable to attend the auction, we will inform you here please check the other options for participating in the auction.
 
Any defects or restorations of the offered lots are not described. If you would like more information about the condition of an object, please contact us or request a condition report.

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1
Flemish School
Hunters with dogs in a landscape

Estimate € 2.000 - 3.000

Result € 6.500

2
Follower of Philips Wouwerman
Riders and horses by a farrier

Estimate € 1.500 - 2.500

Result € 1,250

3
Circle of Joos de Momper II
River landscape with various figures on a mountain path

Estimate € 2.000 - 3.000

Result € 1,600

4
Willem Ormea
Fishes on the beach

Estimate € 1.800 - 2.400

Result € 1,800

5
Follower of Rachel Ruysch
Still life with roses, tulips and other flowers in a vase with fruit on a ledge

Estimate € 1.000 - 1.500

Result € 1,000

6
Attributed to William Gowe Ferguson
Capriccio with ruins and sculptures

Estimate € 800 - 1.200

Result € 800

7
French School
a) The Annunciation to the Shepherds

Estimate € 1.000 - 1.500

Result € 1,000

8
Attributed to Simon de Vlieger
View of a beach

Estimate € 20.000 - 30.000

Result € 20,000

9
Karel van Mander I
Moses strikes water from the rock (circa 1590)

Estimate € 8.000 - 12.000

Result € 8,000

10
After Adriaen van de Venne
a) Poverty' seeks list

Estimate € 8.000 - 12.000

Result -

11
Reinhardt Willem Kleijn
Putting the cards on the table

Estimate € 1.200 - 1.500

Result € 1,200

12
Nicolaes van Ravesteyn II
Portrait of a woman

Estimate € 800 - 1.200

Result € 600

13
Casimir van den Daele
The temptation

Estimate € 2.000 - 3.000

Result -

14
Nicolaas Steffelaar
The card game

Estimate € 1.000 - 1.500

Result € 1,000

15
Johannes Vollevens I
Portrait of a young woman by a fountain

Estimate € 3.000 - 5.000

Result € 3,501

16
Adriaan de Lelie
Portrait of a man

Estimate € 2.000 - 3.000

Result -

17
Thérèse Schwartze
la petite

Estimate € 1.500 - 2.500

Result € 2,700

18
Jacob Maris
a) Man in 17th century costume by a chair

Estimate € 1.000 - 1.500

Result € 700

19
Jozef Israëls
Biblical literature (circa 1895)

Estimate € 2.500 - 3.500

Result € 5,000

20
Antoon van Welie
charity

Estimate € 2.500 - 3.500

Result -

21
Simon Maris
Portrait of a lady

Estimate € 1.000 - 1.500

Result -

22
Paul Joseph Constantin Gabriël
Roses in a vase

Estimate € 5.000 - 7.000

Result € 4,100

23
Cornelis le Mair
Still life with fish and shellfish (1986)

Estimate € 2.000 - 3.000

Result -

24
Cornelis le Mair
Still life with a hare and pheasant on a green dish

Estimate € 2.000 - 3.000

Result € 1,000

25
Cornelis le Mair
Still life with fruit in a basket and a Chinese dish (1986)

Estimate € 2.000 - 3.000

Result € 1,500

26
Baruch Laguna
Still life with roses

Estimate € 1.500 - 2.000

Result € 1,900

27
French School
Show off still life

Estimate € 1.000 - 2.000

Result € 1,700

28
Albertus Verhoesen
a) Rooster with chickens and peacock in a landscape

Estimate € 1.200 - 1.500

Result € 2,400

29
Hendrik Dirk Kruseman van Elten
Anglers on the riverbank

Estimate € 1.200 - 1.800

Result € 1,300

30
Hector Hanoteau
Les Poussins

Estimate € 1.000 - 1.500

Result € 1,100

31
Albertus Verhoesen
Chicken pecking grit

Estimate € 3.000 - 5.000

Result € 3,000

32
Constant Artz
Family of ducks by the water's edge

Estimate € 800 - 1.200

Result € 800

33
Constant Artz
Family of ducks in the grass

Estimate € 800 - 1.200

Result € 950

34
Eugène Galien-Laloue
Feeding ducks by the water's edge

Estimate € 1.000 - 1.500

Result € 1,700

35
Henriette Ronner-Knip
Defending the best spot

Estimate € 1.500 - 2.000

Result € 1,700

36
Henriette Ronner-Knip
Keen on jewelry

Estimate € 4.000 - 6.000

Result € 4,500