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    Sale 2788

    Old Master Pictures

    6 May 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 29

    Adam Willaerts (Antwerp 1577-1664 Utrecht)

    A shipwreck in stormy waters

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Adam Willaerts (Antwerp 1577-1664 Utrecht)
    A shipwreck in stormy waters
    signed and dated 'A·WILLAARTS·f. 1656' (lower centre)
    oil on panel
    77.8 x 107.4 cm.


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    Provenance

    Van Toulon van de Koog.
    with H. Schlichte Bergen, Amsterdam, 1965.


    Literature

    J. Briels, Vlaamse schilders in de Noordelijke Nederlanden in het begin van de Gouden Eeuw 1585-1630, Haarlem, 1987, p. 408, fig. 539.