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    Sale 12307

    Old Master and British Paintings

    2 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 34

    Circle of Ludolf Bakhuizen (Emden, East Frisia 1630-1708 Amsterdam)

    A Dutch man-o'-war and other shipping in choppy waters

    Estimate

    Circle of Ludolf Bakhuizen (Emden, East Frisia 1630-1708 Amsterdam)
    A Dutch man-o'-war and other shipping in choppy waters
    oil on canvas
    37 x 51 3/8 in. (93.8 x 130.4 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale [C.S. Wakefield-Mori, Paris]; Christie's, London, 24 April 1914, lot 87 as 'J. Blankerhof' (44 gns. to Parsons).
    Colonel Rupert Preston, sold in 1967 to a private collector,
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 8 April 1987, lot 164 as 'Ludolf Backhuysen' (£7,700).
    Private collection, New York.


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