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    Sale 2802

    Old Master Pictures

    10 November 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 118

    Abraham van Strij (Dordrecht 1753-1826)

    A rider with his horse in a landscape

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    Abraham van Strij (Dordrecht 1753-1826)
    A rider with his horse in a landscape
    indistinctly signed 'A VAN S..' (lower centre)
    oil on canvas
    31.2 x 37.8 cm.

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    The present work dates from circa 1780, when the artist was influenced by the oeuvre of Aelbert Cuyp.

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    A. Staring, Vorden, 1961, and by descent to Mrs. Staring- de Mol van Otterloo, De Wildenborch, Vorden; Christie's, Amsterdam, 11 November 1996, lot 95, where purchased by the present owner.


    J.M. de Groot, 'Traditie en vernieuwing in de kunst van Abraham en Jacob van Strij', in In helder licht. Abraham en Jacob van Strij, Dordrecht, Enschede and Zwolle, 2000, p. 29 and 33, illustrated.


    Dordrechts Museum, De Gebroeders van Strij, 9 October-25 November 1996, no. 3.