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    Sale 3066

    Old Masters & 19th Century Art - including Dutch Impressionism

    15 - 16 November 2016, Amsterdam

  • Lot 8

    Anthonie van Borssom (Amsterdam 1630/1-1677)

    A view of the bleaching fields and ramparts of Haarlem

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    Estimate

    Anthonie van Borssom (Amsterdam 1630/1-1677)
    A view of the bleaching fields and ramparts of Haarlem
    indistinctly signed (lower centre)
    oil on panel
    46.4 x 63.4 cm.


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    We are grateful to Laurens Schoemaker of the RKD, The Hague, for identifying the view as seen from the northern north-west of Haarlem. He kindly has identified the various buildings, from left to right, as the Klokhuis just behind the Kruispoort, the St. Bavo church, (probably) the Arme Kinderhuis and the Pinkmolen, all within the ramparts on the northern side of the town. Another view in which the Pinkmolen is prominently depicted, is the View of the Ramparts of Haarlem with the Pinkmolen by Gerrit Berckheyde in the Philadelphia Museum, Philadelphia (Pennsylvania).

    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1950s by the stepfather of the consigner to the following sale;
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, Amsterdam, 10 November 2008, lot 10, where purchased by the present owner.