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Jozef Israëls
(Groningen 1824 – The Hague 1911)
Biblical literature (circa 1895)
Signed l.r.
Oil on panel, 31.9 x 17.5 cm
Provenance:
– Collection Wirtz, the Netherlands
– Auction Mak, Dordrecht, 10 February 1917, lot 12
– Auction A. Mak, Amsterdam, 5 November 1918, lot 49
– Art Gallery L.J. Krüger, The Hague
– Collection Wagner-De Wit, The Hague (inv. no. 125)
N.B.:
The A. Mak, Amsterdam auction catalogue dating from 1918 lists the work as: Biblical literature. An old man seated in his armchair, deeply concentrated on his reading matter. His head resting on his right hand. while his left is holding the pages of the book. Another source describes the painting as Type van ’t Oude Volk.

Taxatie
€ 2.500 - 3.500
Resultaat
€ 5.000