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    Sale 3066

    Old Masters & 19th Century Art - including Dutch Impressionism

    15 - 16 November 2016, Amsterdam

  • Lot 313

    Willem Witsen (Amsterdam 1860-1923)

    Boats on the Thames in the fog, London

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    Willem Witsen (Amsterdam 1860-1923)
    Boats on the Thames in the fog, London
    signed twice 'Willem Witsen' (lower left)
    watercolour and gouache on paper
    565 x 765 mm.
    Executed circa 1890.


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    When Witsen stayed in London from 1888-91 he made several versions of the river Thames. Please compare to one of these versions, Riviergezicht te London, oil on canvas, 79 x 100 cm, dated ca. 1890 in the collection of the Kröller Müller Museum, Otterlo (KM102.266).

    We kindly thank Mr. J.F. Heijbroek for his help with cataloguing the present lot.

    Literature

    J.F. Heijbroek, 'Impressies uit de 'reuzestad'. Het verblijf van Willem Witsen in Londen (1888-1891)', in: Liber Amicorum A.G. van der Steur, Haarlem, 1988, pp. 75-77.


    Exhibited

    Dordrecht, Dordrechts museum, Willem Witsen 1860-1923 - Stemmingen, 17 August-16 November 2003.