15 - 16 November 2016,
Price realised EUR 5,000
Estimate EUR 4,000 - EUR 6,000
Aernout Smit (Amsterdam 1641/42-1710)
An entrance to a harbour with moored vessels at a quay
oil on canvas
73.5 x 64.5 cm.
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We are grateful to Gerlinde de Beer for suggesting the attribution to Aernout Smit on the basis of a photograph. She compares this composition to a signed work by Smit sold with Christie's London, 4 April 1977, lot 54.
with Kunstsalon Abels, Cologne, 1952.
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