461 - 19th Century Paintings & a collection of works by Old Masters

14 June 2015

We hereby present you the catalog of this auction, which includes no fewer than 117 lots from the 17th to early 20th century. The offer includes important and attractive still lifes, portraits, landscapes, marines and genre pieces.

For example, the auction will start with a large-format painting by Michiel Simons II, depicting Still life with hare, poultry, lobster, fruit and wine glasses. This work comes from a beautiful private collection and is offered to you with the attractive valuation of € 2,500 – 3,500.

The cover lot, lot 8, is by Gerard Hoet I and depicts Bacchanal in an Arcadian landscape. This work, with a very impressive provenance and in museum condition, is definitely one of the most refined works by this artist. Valuation € 4,000 – 6,000.

Among the portraits you will find not only Felippo Tozelli, but also his teacher Charles Howard Hodges, from whom he learned the art of pastel drawing while working in his studio between 1810 and 1850. The young Tozelli was the most talented student of Hodges, which made In his early work the distance between teacher and pupil is small. When Hodges took up painting mainly in oil in 1828, Tozelli was able to meet the undiminished demand for pastel portraits in his stead, so did these magnificent portraits of Mr Marten Adriaan Beels and his wife Charlotte Christine Gildemeester Gil. Valuation for lot 9 € 2,000 – 3,000.
Lot 10 comes from his trainer Hodges and is one of his last major works in this technique, of which a preliminary study in a smaller format is part of the collection of the Rijksprentenkabinet in Amsterdam. Valuation € 5,000 – 7,000.

For animal lovers, work will be offered by Verhoesen, Ronner-Knip, Raaphorst, Cuneaus, Artz and Eerelman. A hitherto unknown lot 23 of the latter famous dog painter is being auctioned, depicting a ragdoll cat. The impressive work, in loose brushstrokes, has a valuation of € 2,000 – 4,000.

The Romantic School is also strongly represented in this auction by artists such as Koekkoek, Vertin, Spohler and Leickert. You will find lot 38 by contemporary Lodewijk Johannes Kleijn, a beautiful oil on panel that clearly shows that he was a talented and docile student of his teacher Andreas Schelfhout. Kleijn was a painter par excellence from The Hague: he mainly sought his subjects in and around his hometown The Hague, which also resulted in this beautiful ice scene with a koek-en-zopie tent. Valuation € 8,000 – 12,000.

Among the seascapes you will find no fewer than two works by Abraham Hulk I, an artist specialized in painting ships at sea in impressive weather conditions. Both works, lot 52 and 55, depict the rough English sea waves and are presented with a valuation of € 2,500 – 3,500 and € 3,000 – 5,000.

Lot 64 will arouse a great deal of interest for the international collector, as this is one of the innovative Impressionist works by the much-appreciated artist Gustave Courbet. The enthusiast can obtain this work with a valuation of € 1,500 – 2,500.

This catalog also includes two works by Cornelis Vreedenburgh, lot 79 of which was acquired by the current artist's family, valued at € 2,000 – 3,000. The other lot 80 is painted in exceptionally large format and also because of the subject Moored ship at the Sumatrakade, Amsterdamof museum quality. Pictured is a Pulau of the Stoomvaart-Maatschappij Nederland, whose head office was located in the stately Scheepvaarthuis, which can still be admired on the Prins Hendrikkade. In the office on the Sumatrakade, pictured to the right of the painting, passengers and crew members underwent a medical examination before being allowed to board the ship. Valuation for this art historical piece € 12,000 -15,000.

Lot 96 is an extremely colorful work by Jozef Israëls, home, in oil on canvas. It is known that after his marriage to Aleida Schaap in 1863, this artist mainly painted cheerful and loving subjects. The tone of these paintings is much lighter than that of his earlier works, possibly due to the artist's personal luck. Valuation € 5,000 – 8,000.

Remarkable is lot 109 by Adolphe Monticelli, the important French artist, which came into Dutch possession through a prominent American provenance. Monticelli caused a furore in the nineteenth century with his colorful, very pasty technique and his daring subjects. With thick layers of paint he depicted the fêtes galantes and fêtes champêtres, elegant companies in a festive environment where love was at play. This subject Dreams of opera was therefore one of his greatest sources of inspiration, full of intrigue and forbidden romances. Valuation € 6,000 – 8,000.

The auction will be concluded with 4 works by Kees Maks, the renowned pupil of George Hendrik Breitner. Maks made a name for himself with his works of fashionable nightlife, circus performances, dancing couples and walking companies. Together with Kees van Dongen and Jan Sluijters, he caused a stir because of the modern character of their works, which is clearly recognizable in the lots offered here. Valuations € 3,000 – 8,000.

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!

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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. Michiel Simons II
Still life with hare, game, lobster, fruit and wine glasses

Taxation € 2.500 - € 3.500

Hammer amount € 4.500

2. François Xaver Henri Verbeeck
a) Wine drinker by a dish with oysters

Taxation € 3.000 - € 5.000

Hammer amount € 2.600

3. After Adriaen van Ostade
A baker blowing his horn

Taxation € 1.500 - € 2.500

Hammer amount € 1.000

4. German School
Madonna Lactans

Taxation € 1.000 - € 1.500

Hammer amount € 1.300

5. Richard Brakenburgh
Interior with figures around a table, to the left a doctor checking the pulse of a woman

Taxation € 800 - € 1.200

Hammer amount € 800

6. Circle of Michael Sweerts
Old man with sheet music and two young men making music

Taxation € 3.000 - € 5.000

7. Jan van Haensbergen
The adoration of the shepherds

Taxation € 3.000 - € 5.000

Hammer amount € 3.200

8. Gerard Hoet I
Bacchanal in an Arcadian Landscape

Taxation € 4.000 - € 6.000

Hammer amount € 8.000

9. Felippo Tozelli
a) Portrait of Charlotte Christine Gildemeester (1793-1839)

Taxation € 2.000 - € 3.000

Hammer amount € 2.000

10. Charles Howard Hodges
The children Beels, children of Mr. Marten Adriaan and Charlotte Christine Gildemeester:

Taxation € 5.000 - € 7.000

Hammer amount € 3.472

11. Hendrik Willem Schweickhardt
Three figures with donkeys on a farmyard

Taxation € 4.000 - € 6.000

12. Dutch School
Family portrait of medical doctor Cornelis Hageman (1714-before 1802), with his first wife Henriette van Heemskerk (1725-1746) and their child, possibly Johan Jacob Hageman.

Taxation € 2.500 - € 3.500

Hammer amount € 2.800

13. Dutch School
Whispering by the kitchen window

Taxation € 800 - € 1.200

Hammer amount € 700

14. Sipke Kool
tea time

Taxation € 800 - € 1.200

Hammer amount € 1.200

15. Sipke Kool
Female musician in a Frisian interior

Taxation € 1.000 - € 2.000

Hammer amount € 1.300

16. Alexander Hugo Bakker Korff
Vieu Pontac

Taxation € 1.200 - € 1.800

Hammer amount € 1.400

17. Adriaen van Gaesbeeck
Ironing kitchen maid with young boy

Taxation € 3.000 - € 5.000

Hammer amount € 3.500

18. Jan Strube
Dutch still life with brass jug and fruit

Taxation € 1.000 - € 1.500

Hammer amount € 1.100

19. Jan Voerman jr.

Taxation € 800 - € 1.200

Hammer amount € 3.500

20. Jan Bogaerts
Strawberries on a ceramic dish

Taxation € 1.800 - € 2.400

Hammer amount € 5.300

21. Arnold Marc Gorter
Still life with lobster, duck and fruit

Taxation € 1.500 - € 2.500

22. Coba Surie
Still life with oysters

Taxation € 800 - € 1.200

23. Otto Eerelman
ragdoll cat

Taxation € 2.000 - € 4.000

Hammer amount € 2.000

24. Cornelis Raaphorst
Kittens with books

Taxation € 1.000 - € 1.500

Hammer amount € 2.400