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    Sale 11787

    Old Master & British Drawings

    5 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 33

    Jan Josefsz. van Goyen (Leiden 1596-1656 The Hague)

    A beach scene, with peasants on the shore and boats in the background

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Jan Josefsz. van Goyen (Leiden 1596-1656 The Hague)
    A beach scene, with peasants on the shore and boats in the background
    signed with initials and dated 'VG 1655[3?]'
    black chalk and grey wash, black ink framing lines, watermark circles (close to Heawood 263 [but without letters])
    4¾ x 8 in. (12.1 x 20.4 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Johannes Noll; Prestel, Frankfurt-am-Main, 7 October 1912, lot 129.
    A.W.M. Mensing; Mensing, Amsterdam, 27 April 1937, lot 228 (110 guilders to Houthakker);
    B. Houthakker (L. 1272); Sotheby's Mak van Waay, Amsterdam, 17 November 1975, lot 39.
    with J. Kraus, Paris, 1977.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN


    Literature

    H.-U. Beck, Jan van Goyen 1596-1656, Amsterdam, 1972, I, no. 561, ill.
    H.-U. Beck, Jan van Goyen 1596-1656, Doornspijk, 1987, III, no. 561.


    Exhibited

    Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum, De Verzameling van Bernard Houthakker, 1964, no. 35.