495 - 19th Century Paintings & a collection of works by Old Masters

20 November 2017

Full of enthusiasm we present you the catalog of this upcoming auction consisting of 161 lots. The auction will start with a collection of works by Old Masters and will end with early 20th century paintings.

The oldest work is a 16th or early 17th century panel, depicting The adoration of the shepherds with angels. Given the elaborate hair of the angels, it will have a German origin and was obtained by the current Belgian owner from the collection of Kasteel Zevenbergen in Ranst. Valuation lot 3 € 6,000 – 10,000.
A beautiful trouvaille is lot 6, attributed to Aelbert Cuyp. Despite the fact that this must be an early work by this master, this is Portrait of a young woman with flower exceptionally modern painted and unique in depiction and pose. Valuation € 3,000 – 5,000.
Lot 9 concerns a large format Portrait of Agatha Valensis – van Beresteyn by Jacob Willemsz. Delff II. Not only is the quality of the painting special, but also the signature and dating present 1646, which are often absent from his works. Valuation € 7,000 – 9,000.

Various landscapes are also offered in this catalog, including lot 36 by Jan Willem van Borselen. His striking touch and the color palette that is so characteristic for him make this Summer afternoon with resting figures, cows and sheep at the sheepfold into a very attractive painting. Valuation € 8,000 – 12,000.

The largest painting family Koekkoek is extensively represented. Lot 49 concerns Fishing vessels navigating in front of a pier by Hermanus Koekkoek jr. Listed in literature and with a beautiful provenance, this painting is offered to you with a valuation of € 8,000 – 12,000.
The best-known descendant of this family of painters is Barend Cornelis Koekkoek, of which no fewer than three works are included. Lot 62 adorns with its Country road with figures on the edge of a lake from 1827 the cover of the catalog and has an attractive valuation of € 20,000 – 25,000.

We even offer you four works by his contemporary Andreas Schelfhout. The difference in brushstrokes between lot 67 (ca. 1860) and lot 68 (ca. 1812-1815) is special, so that these works give you a clear picture of the entire oeuvre of the artist. Valuations € 12,000 – 15,000 and € 8,000 – 12,000.
Another beautiful winter view is lot 71, made by Johannes Tavenraat. Despite the fact that he also undertook many travels, this painting was made in 1857 when he had just settled on the Grote Markt in Rotterdam. The location of this Plaisirs d' hiver is unknown, but everyone will recognize the ice fun. Valuation € 10,000 – 15,000.
Romanticism is well represented in this catalog as a whole, for example works by Johannes Christiaan Karel Klinkenberg, Hendrikus van de Sande Bakhuyzen, Fredericus Theodorus Renard, Nicolaas Johannes Roosenboom, Charles Leickert, Petrus Gerardus Vertin, Johannes Franciscus Spohler and Adrianus Eversen.

Among the cityscapes is also the impressive painting piling work recorded by George Hendrik Breitner. A photo from his archive shows the same location on the Van Diemenstraat in Amsterdam, one of the construction sites that inspired him so artistically. Valuation for lot 82 € 15,000 – 25,000.
You will find another work by him later in the catalog under lot number 130. the downpour depicts an officer on horseback, followed by a group of horsemen. The ominous sky is characteristic of Breitner's works from this period (c. 1882) and will certainly intrigue you. Valuation € 3,000 – 5,000.

We have two drawings and a large-format painting by Marius Bauer, entitled Constantinople Hospitalized. That his Orientalist work is so sought after is immediately clear from lot 97: the quick touch and the exotic use of color make this painting a museum piece. Valuation € 3,000 – 5,000

Back with a vengeance is the imposing work by Franz Courtens, depicting Bords de la Zan, that we were allowed to sell in 2013. Due to the relocation of the current owners, the canvas with a height of more than 2 meters has been offered to us again to decorate the auction room. Valuation € 15,000 – 20,000.

The name Henriette Ronner-Knip should of course not be missing in an auction like this one. Two paintings by her hand are being auctioned, both with playing kittens as subject. Lot 143 concerns an oil sketch which could be admired during the exhibition in the Kattenkabinet in Amsterdam in 1991/1992. Valuation € 4,000 – 6,000. The next painting dates from 1893 and comes from a very distinguished private collection. Valuation € 8,000 – 12,000.

We will close the auction with the sale of lot 161 by Willem Vaarzon Morel. This one Market scene in Middelburg shows the elegant Zeeland ladies, so recognizable to Morel, with firm calves in bright colours. Valuation € 4,000 – 6,000.

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!

We draw your attention here Please note the various options for participating in the auction, even if you are unable to attend.

Any restorations or defects of the lots on offer are not listed in the catalogue. If you would like to receive more information about the condition of a lot, please contact us for a condition report.

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1. Flemish School
The Adoration of the Magic

Taxation € 1.500 - € 2.000

Hammer amount € 1.650

2. Antwerp School
Garland of flowers and medallions

Taxation € 800 - € 1.200

Hammer amount € 1.000

3. German School
The Adoration of the Shepherds with Angels

Taxation € 6.000 - € 8.000

4. Pieter de Grebber
A company playing music

Taxation € 2.500 - € 3.500

Hammer amount € 2.600

5. Follower of David Teniers II
Inebriety on the path to Antwerp (view of Antwerp in the background)

Taxation € 800 - € 1.200

Hammer amount € 800

6. Attributed to Aelbert Cuyp
Portrait of a young woman with a flower (circa 1640/1650)

Taxation € 3.000 - € 5.000

Hammer amount € 32.000

7. Follower of Rembrandt
Portrait of an old man wearing a cap

Taxation € 1.500 - € 2.500

Hammer amount € 1.000

8. Follower of Anthony van Dyck
Portrait of a gentleman

Taxation € 800 - € 1.200

Hammer amount € 850

9. Jacob Willemsz. Delff II
Portrait of Agatha Valensis - van Beresteyn (1625 - 1702)

Taxation € 7.000 - € 9.000

Hammer amount € 19.000

10. Russian School
Portrait of an officer

Taxation € 3.000 - € 4.000

11. Attributed to Felippo Tozelli
a) Portrait of a gentleman

Taxation € 800 - € 1.200

Hammer amount € 750

12. Austro-Hungarian School
Porträt von Sigismund Graf von Keglevich de Buzin (1752-1805), Prälat Episcopus Tribuensis et Makariensis und Weihbischof von Tyrnau

Taxation € 800 - € 1.200

Hammer amount € 1.000

13. European School
Descent from the Cross

Taxation € 800 - € 1.200

Hammer amount € 500

14. Giovanni (Gian) Domenico Valentino
Kitchen interior

Taxation € 800 - € 1.200

Hammer amount € 700

15. Casparis Haanen
Mother and child in a kitchen interior

Taxation € 800 - € 1.200

Hammer amount € 800

16. Adriaen van der Kabel
Scene of an inn with drinking peasants by a barrel

Taxation € 2.000 - € 4.000

Hammer amount € 2.200

17. Dirk Maas
a) Landscape with cavalrymen

Taxation € 1.000 - € 1.500

Hammer amount € 1.000

18. Aert Schouman
A guitar player and two figures dancing in a street, after Karel du Jardin

Taxation € 800 - € 1.200

Hammer amount € 880

19. Hobbe Smith
The letter

Taxation € 1.000 - € 2.000

20. Angelo Inganni
Interno di cucina con figure

Taxation € 1.000 - € 3.000

Hammer amount € 2.600

21. Frederik Willem Zürcher
The Thinker

Taxation € 600 - € 1.000

Hammer amount € 850

22. Edouard Hamman
Self-knowledge forfends vanity

Taxation € 2.000 - € 4.000

Hammer amount € 1.750

23. Henricus Engelbertus Reijntjens
The art critics

Taxation € 1.500 - € 2.500

Hammer amount € 1.500

24. Henricus Engelbertus Reijntjens
a) L'entrée

Taxation € 3.000 - € 5.000

Hammer amount € 3.000