176. Johan van Hell

Johan van Hell
(Amsterdam 1889 – 1952)
walcheren
Signed and dated 1942 lower right
Oil on panel, 50.5 x 60.3 cm
Provenance:
– Auction The Sincere Auction, Haarlem
– Collection Erik P. Löffler, Utrecht/Voorburg
– Jan Juffermans art dealership, Utrecht (1996-2001)
– Auction Sotheby's, Amsterdam, December 3, 2001, lot 188
– Auction Christie's, Amsterdam, June 5, 2007, lot 30A
- Private collection, the Netherlands
Literature:
T. Rijnders, B. de Cort ao, Johan van Hell 1889-1952, Warnsveld, 2005, p.93, no. 117 (ill.)
Note:
Registered at the RKD – Netherlands Institute for Art History in The Hague under number 241672, as Walcheren with in the Background Domburg. Although the title of the work mentions the town of Domburg, the church in the background more likely corresponds to the Grote Kerk in Veere. Van Hell possibly depicted Veere, seen from the Domburg dunes.

Estimate
€ 8.000 - 12.000
Hammer amount
€ 9.500