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    Sale 3066

    Old Masters & 19th Century Art - including Dutch Impressionism

    15 - 16 November 2016, Amsterdam

  • Lot 312

    Willem Witsen (Amsterdam 1860-1923)

    View of the Singel with the Koepelkerk, Amsterdam

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Willem Witsen (Amsterdam 1860-1923)
    View of the Singel with the Koepelkerk, Amsterdam
    signed 'Willem Witsen' (lower left)
    watercolour and gouache on paper
    465 x 640 mm.
    Executed circa 1891.


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    Preliminary studies for the present lot are in the collection of the Rijksprentenkabinet, Amsterdam (see: Heijbroek, op cit, pp. 50-51).

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

    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Frederik Muller & Cie., Amsterdam, 23 November 1909, lot 90, as: Le bout du canal dit Singel à Amsterdam, au coin du Droogbak (Dfl. 300).


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note there is additional literature for this lot: Freek Heijbroek, ‘mooi, mooi, anders niets: Het verstilde Amsterdam van Willem Witsen’ in: Ons Amsterdam: maandblad van de gemeentelijke commissie Heemkennis, Amsterdam, 2003, no. 7/8 (depicted on the frontcover).  


    Literature

    J.F. Heijbroek, Willem Witsen en Amsterdam;Twee wandelingen door de stad rond 1900, Bussum, 2003, pp. 50-51.