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    Sale 2249

    The Scholars Eye: Property from the Julius Held Collection Part II

    30 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 319

    Dutch School, 17th Century

    A view of the town of Sloten

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    Estimate

    Dutch School, 17th Century
    A view of the town of Sloten
    black chalk, partial watermark proprietary
    6¼ x 15 1/8 in. (157 x 383 mm.); and Carl Spitzweg, View of a German village (recto); Study of trees (verso) (2)


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    In a letter to Professor Held dated 21 November 1963, J.W. Niemeijer of the Rijksmuseum identified the town in the Dutch School drawing as Sloten. Niemeijer compared it to an 1835 drawing of the same view of the town by H.G. ten Cate.