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    Sale 2788

    Old Master Pictures

    6 May 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 121

    Attributed to Hendrik van Streek (Amsterdam 1659-after 1719)

    The interior of a protestant church with elegant figures

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    Estimate

    Attributed to Hendrik van Streek (Amsterdam 1659-after 1719)
    The interior of a protestant church with elegant figures
    oil on canvas laid, down on panel, unframed
    48.2 x 39 cm.


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    A very similar composition by Van Streek is in the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. The artist must have been familiar with the church interior by Emanuel de Witte (1617-1692), who was Van Streek's teacher, of 1685 in the Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels.

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    Provenance

    Since at least 1967 in the family of the present owner.