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    Sale 2769

    Old Master Pictures and Drawings

    14 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 115

    Aernout Smit (Amsterdam 1641/2-1710)

    A three-master in choppy waters, a coast beyond

    Price Realised  

    Aernout Smit (Amsterdam 1641/2-1710)
    A three-master in choppy waters, a coast beyond
    signed 'A:SMit' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    40.8 x 54.2 cm.


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 17 June 1988, lot 4.
    with R. Valls, London, 1995, where purchased by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the SØR Rusche Collection (lot 115)


    Literature

    H.-J. Raupp, Landschaften und Seestücke, Münster, 2001, III, pp. 248-51, no. 66, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    Paderborn, Städtische Galerie in der Reithalle Schloss Neuhaus, Schiffsbruch vor felsiger Küste-Niederländische Landschaften und Seestücke des 17. Jahrhunderts, 23 August-4 November 2001.
    Erfurt, Angermuseum, Unter weitem Himmel- Holländische Landschaftsbilder des 'Goldenen Jahrhunderts' aus der Sammlung SØR Rusche, 10 February-21 April 2002.
    Dessau, Anhaltische Gemäldegalerie, Bauern, Fischer, Vagabunden-Niederländische Landschaftsmalerei des 17. Jahrhunderts aus der SØR Rusche Sammlung, 16 November 2003-6 January 2004.