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    Sale 2812

    A Romantic Affair: Paintings from an important private Dutch Collection

    18 November 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 433

    Adrianus Eversen (Dutch, 1818-1897)

    Townspeople in a sunlit street in Haarlem with the Waalse kerk beyond

    Price Realised  

    Adrianus Eversen (Dutch, 1818-1897)
    Townspeople in a sunlit street in Haarlem with the Waalse kerk beyond
    signed 'A Eversen.' (lower right)
    oil on canvas, unframed
    56.5 x 46 cm.


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    The present lot is a beautiful example of Eversen's mature painterly style with its warm light, stunningly realistic representation of architecture and lively depiction of figures. These elements are all brought together in a balanced composition depicting the picturesque Dutch town of Haarlem. The spatial order guides the spectator's eye from the figures in the immediate foreground, to the facade of an unknown building on the right, through the street, finishing at the beautifully executed Waalse Kerk.

    The present lot will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné on the artist by Pieter Overduin, cat.no. 56-10.

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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that it has been suggested that the depicted church is the Bakenesser Kerk and not the Waalse Kerk as stated in the printed catalogue.