• Old Masters and 19th Century A auction at Christies

    Sale 2840

    Old Masters and 19th Century Art

    13 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 80

    Abraham Teerlink (Dordrecht 1776-1857 Rome)

    An Italianate landscape with travellers and peasants on a mountain track, others praying in front of a chapel

    Price Realised  

    Abraham Teerlink (Dordrecht 1776-1857 Rome)
    An Italianate landscape with travellers and peasants on a mountain track, others praying in front of a chapel
    signed and dated 'Teerlink Roma 1815.' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    75.4 x 100.9 cm.


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    In 1807, Teerlink was one of the élève pensionnaires of King Louis Napoleon, studying for a over a year in Paris under Jaques Louis David before moving to Rome in 1808. Together with Hendrik Voogd and Anthonie Sminck Pitloo, he belonged to the most successful early 19th century painters of Italianate landscapes, serving an international clientele.

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 18 October 1978, lot 23.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, Amsterdam, 7 November 2001, lot 86, where bought by the present owner.