25 June 2017
We are proud to present you the catalog of our upcoming auction, consisting of 135 works from the early 17th to the mid-20th century. In addition to many well-known auction names, the catalog also contains some beautiful works by 'petits maîtres', we hereby give you some examples of the offer.
At the start of the auction, the eye is drawn to lot 2, the four ink drawings by Jacob de Wit. These allegories so recognizable to him, justice, summer, autumn and morning, are presented to you with a valuation of € 1,000 – 3,000.
Lot 11 comes from an impressive collection, a true showpiece by Jean Daniël Stevens. The young woman is captured with beautiful elements such as fabric expression and objects that radiate an opulent richness, value € 3,000 – 5,000. Also from this collection is lot 13, Street performers and spectators in a courtyard with the Nieuwe Kerk in The Hague in the background, an engaging street scene by Pieter Daniel van der Burgh. Valuation € 2,000 – 4,000.
Lot 16 concerns a different cityscape, Many figures on the Nieuwe Markt in Rotterdam, by Jacob Akkersdijk. This lively work from 1861 shows the former Prince's Church in the background and is valued at €4,000 – 6,000.
Special attention is devoted to Johannes Bosboom, who achieved world fame with his impressive church interiors. This auction includes no fewer than four works by his hand, which show the skill of this specialized artist. The last painting is a very early work that he made in 1835 during his study trip to the German Rhine Province with Salomon Leonardus Verveer. This Face at Koblenz is offered to you under lot 84 for € 3,000 – 5,000.
Rare is lot 25, Portrait of an oriental man, by Eugène Verboeckhoven. The one depicted here is strongly reminiscent of the portrait he made in 1848 of a dignitary, possibly Ibrahim Pacha. Valuation € 3,000 – 5,000.
This auction also offers various works with animals as subject. Well-known names such as Raaphorst, Dijsselhof, Artz and Eerelman are represented, as well as Henriette Ronner-Knip. The panel, depicting Mother cat with her three kittens, you will be offered under lot number 33 with a friendly valuation of € 2,500 – 3,000.
Horses have always been a favorite subject in art. A good example of this is lot 42, an oil painting by Joseph Moerenhout, depicting Resting horses and dog on Scheldt beach, which is presented to you with a valuation of €7,000 – 9,000.
The subsequent fate 43, The care of the horses by Wouterus Verschuur concerns a beautifully detailed painting, iconic for his oeuvre. Valuation of € 40,000 – 60,000.
The romance is extensively represented by resounding names. The painting is by Andreas Schelfhout Winter landscape with skaters and a koek-en-zopietent. Schelfhout became world famous for its winter landscapes, of which lot 54 is an excellent example. During his lifetime his work was already highly sought after by international royal houses and collectors, far into Russia. Valuation € 12,000 – 15,000.
Among the winter landscapes are three works by Charles Leickert, whose Skaters on a frozen river, is more than worth it because of the liveliness and lighting effect. This lot 56 is valued at € 7,000 – 9,000.
The extensive selection of seascapes includes a 17th century panel by Jacob Adriaensz. Bellevois, works by Abraham Hulk I and a canvas by Gerhard Arij Ludvig 'Morgensterne' Munthe, whose bomb barges out of thousands are recognizable. The same applies to lot 66 from 1902, presented here, with a subtly moody tone, but the interaction between the restless air and sea keeps it interesting. Valuation € 4,000 – 6,000.
The special collection of cityscapes includes works by Petrus Gerardus Vertin, Jan Weissenbruch and Cornelis Springer. Highlights are the beautiful paintings by Klinkenberg, all privately owned. To be Canal in Venice, lot 75, and The Steigergracht in Rotterdam, lot 77, are both examples of Klinkenberg's virtuosity and are offered here for €8,000 – 12,000 and €15,000 – 20,000 respectively.
Four works by Johan Hendrik van Mastenbroek are included, including the museum lot 97, Broek in Waterland during the flood in 1916. This canvas was exhibited at the Van Mastenbroek exhibition in 2005 in the Kunsthal in Rotterdam and has a valuation of € 10,000 – 15,000.
A well-known name, but rarely seen on the auction market, is William Henry Singer. This American patron, collector and painter lived with his wife for a long time in the Gooi, where they laid the foundation for the current museum Singer Laren. From his hand is hand June morning, a Norwegian mountain landscape from 1936 in light shades of green and blue. Despite its rarity, the valuation of this lot 103 is very reasonable at € 1,500 – 2,500.
Belongs to one of the many eye-catchers of this auction 't Blauwborgje, Groningen by Johan Dijkstra. As one of the youngest artists in this auction, he is represented by lot 107, a spectacular landscape with the bright green grass that is so characteristic for him when the sun is low. Valuation € 10,000 – 15,000.
Lovers of the flower still life are referred to lot 112-117, which contains still lifes from all times, with names such as Gaspar Verbruggen II and Margaretha Roosenboom. Isaac Israels is also represented by the panel carnations, in beautiful deep red colors. The valuation for this lot 117 with a beautiful provenance is € 5,000 – 10,000. Also by Israels is lot 120, an extremely radiant painting that he made in Viareggio, Italy. The girls beached in short brushstrokes and bright colors are presented to you with the tempting valuation of €30,000 – 50,000.
To stay in the summer mood, here is lot 123, Ladies on the beach by Willem Vaarzon Morel. This cover lot was bought directly from the studio by the father of the current owner, a friend of Vaarzon Morel, and has never been on the market before. Valuation € 12,000 – 15,000.
Immediately following this one finds George Hendrik Breitner's La plage (des chevaux à l'avant plan) On. This panel comes from a prominent collection and has been exhibited several times. Valuation for lot 124 € 6,000 – 8,000.
The auction closes with a particularly witty work by Jan Sluijters. Shack at the office covers the load well and perhaps, or hopefully, everyone has experienced such a situation. Valuation for lot 135 is € 600 – 1,000. A happy note to end on!
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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