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    Sale 2812

    A Romantic Affair: Paintings from an important private Dutch Collection

    18 November 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 449

    Barend Cornelis Koekkoek (Dutch, 1803-1862)

    Unloading the barge in an undulating landscape

    Price Realised  

    Barend Cornelis Koekkoek (Dutch, 1803-1862)
    Unloading the barge in an undulating landscape
    signed and dated 'B.C. Koekkoek.ft.1831.' (lower centre)
    oil on canvas
    57 x 72.5 cm.


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    In his book on Barend Cornelis Koekkoek, Friedrich Gorissen suggests that the present lot may have been one of a pair. The other painting, a winterlandscape, is recorded with cat.no. 31/56-2, as: Winterlandschaft.

    The authenticity of the present lot has kindly been confirmed after firsthand examination by Drs Guido de Werd, director of Haus Koekkoek, Cleves.

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    Provenance

    Fürst zu Wied, Neuwied, inv.no. 13, 1962.


    Literature

    Friedrich Gorissen, B.C. Koekkoek 1803-1862, Werkverzeichnis der Gemälde, Düsseldorf 1962, cat.no. 31/56-1, as: Sommerlandschaft.


    Exhibited

    Cleves, Stätisches Museum Haus Koekkoek, Ausstellung BC Koekkoek, 24 June-30 September 1962, cat.no. 15.