176. Johan van Hell

Johan van Hell
(Amsterdam 1889 – 1952)
Signed and dated 1942 lower right
Oil on panel, 50.5 x 60.3 cm
– Auction De Oprechte Veiling, Haarlem
– Collection Erik P. Löffler, Utrecht/Voorburg
– Kunsthandel Jan Juffermans, Utrecht (1996-2001)
– Auction Sotheby’s, Amsterdam, 3 December 2001, lot 188
– Auction Christie’s, Amsterdam, 5 June 2007, lot 30A
– Private collection, the Netherlands
T. Rijnders, B. de Cort a.o., Johan van Hell 1889-1952, Warnsveld, 2005, p.93, no. 117 (ill.)
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.

€ 8.000 - 12.000
€ 9.500