20. Pieter Cornelis Dommersen

Pieter Cornelis Dommersen
(Utrecht 1834 – Hexham 1918)
Canal in Amsterdam
Signed and dated 1874 on the canopy center left
Oil on canvas, 50.3 x 40.8 cm
– Auction Sotheby's, London, 19 June 1991, lot 14
– Private collection, United Kingdom
– Auction Sotheby's, London, 3 June 2003, lot 156
– Private collection, Germany
Pieter Cornelis Dommersen was a painter who specialized in seascapes, coastal landscapes, and cityscapes, of which the latter can be seen in this present lot. In 1850, Dommersen was recorded as working in Amsterdam, where he remained until about 1861. In this painting he depicted the Waag, a mediaeval city gate on Nieuwmarkt square in the old city center of Amsterdam.

€ 2.000 - 4.000
Hammer amount
€ 1.675