Date 25 November 2018
We are proud to present the catalog of our upcoming auction, ranging from Old Masters to Indonesian Modernists.
The oldest work, lot 2, consists of two painted spruce panels from the 16th century, depicting Saint Sabastian and Saint Gregory the Great, clearly recognizable by their attributes and exceptional because of the polychromy still present. Valuation for both works together € 4,000 – 6,000.
Impressive is the large-format canvas attributed to Antonie Leemans (1630/1631-1671/1673), which shows a hunter with his three dogs and hunting equipment. Characteristic are not only the stylized dog heads, but also the depicted pasture bag and hunting horn, which are inextricably intertwined with Leemans' oeuvre. Valuation for lot 10 € 5,000 – 8,000.
By Hans Bollongier (1598/1602-1672/1675), also an important name in this auction, it is Flower still life on stone plinth. In this painting he proves his skill in depicting nature, which can be seen in the depicted flowers and caterpillar. Valuation for lot 14 € 12,000 – 18,000. The portrait of a gentleman by Nicolaes Maes (1634-1693), which can be dated to about 1675, is of the same refinement. The portrait is most likely the important anatomist, zoologist and botanist Frederik Ruysch (1638-1731), who had himself captured earlier. by Maes. Valuation for lot 16 € 4,000 – 6,000.
Various landscapes are also included in this auction, two of which are by Cornelis Lieste (1817-1861). lot 29, sunlit landscape, has always made a big impression, given the extensive list of exhibitions and literature references. In this panoramic landscape, Lieste has opted for very intense colors, which results in a magical daylight. Valuation € 10,000 – 20,000.
A related romantic landscape is by Frederik Marinus Kruseman (1816-1882) and included under lot 34. This Haarlem artist, descendant of a family of painters, learned the trade from important teachers, of which Barend Cornelis Koekkoek (1803-1862) was decisive. for his dreamy brushstroke. This work dates from his most successful period, of which critics confirm that he even surpassed his teacher Koekkoek during that time. Valuation € 20,000 – 25,000.
In addition, various cityscapes are offered, of which the two combined paintings by Adrianus Eversen (1818-1897) under lot 62 immediately catch the eye. Villagers by a savings bank and A view of a town with figures on a square date from 1853 and complement each other in terms of composition and color touch. Valuation for both works together € 15,000 – 25,000.
Several paintings of nudes are of a later date, including Seated nude with stole by Jan Sluijters (1881-1957) which is included under lot 103. The attractive model is only scantily dressed and portrayed with the smooth brushstrokes in bright colors that are so characteristic of Sluijters. Valuation € 40,000 – 60,000.
A special section in this catalog is dedicated to Isaac Israels (1865-1934) and contains no fewer than six paintings and a pastel by him. This collection proves the versatility of this beloved artist, as the subjects range from self-portrait, nude, interior, telephone operators, military to mannequin. The highlight, however, concerns the Javanese princess, which he made during his stay in Indonesia and depicts one of the most beautiful princesses. Valuation for the cover lot 117 is € 100,000 – 150,000.
The auction will be concluded with a selection of Indonesian and Balinese works of art by Gerard Pieter Adolfs (1897-1968), Willem van der Does (1889-1966), Rudolf Bonnet (1895-1978), Arie Smit (1916-2016) and Hendra Gunawan (1918-1983). From the latter you are offered a rare work from the early 1940s that de Village life depicted with many figures in a gnarled landscape. This work, which was obtained directly from the artist by the family of the current owner, is valued at €20,000 – 30,000.
Of course, the above is just a selection from the entire range. We therefore invite you to the online catalog here .
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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.
This auction is closed.