• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 3066

    Old Masters & 19th Century Art - including Dutch Impressionism

    15 - 16 November 2016, Amsterdam

  • Lot 255

    Cornelis Springer (Amsterdam 1817-1891 Hilversum)

    A view of the Oosterkerk, Hoorn

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Cornelis Springer (Amsterdam 1817-1891 Hilversum)
    A view of the Oosterkerk, Hoorn
    signed and indistinctly dated 'C Springer 86' (lower left); and authenticated (on a label attached to the reverse); and with the artist's seals
    oil on panel
    25.5 x 20 cm.


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Contact the department

    Please compare the present composition to a preliminary drawing, dated 1885 (collection Zuiderzeemuseum, Enkhuizen).

    Provenance

    with The Holland Fine Art Gallery, London.
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby Mak van Waay, Amsterdam, 18 May 1981, lot 357, where acquired by the family of the present owner.


    Literature

    W. Laanstra, H. C. de Bruijn, Dr. J. H. A. Ringeling, Cornelis Springer (1817-1891), Utrecht, 1984, p. 212, no. 86-5, as: De Oosterkerk te Hoorn (where dated 1886).
    W. Laanstra, Cornelis Springer in Hoorn, Hoorn, 1992, p. 17, no. 10 (where erroneously dated 1878).
    Arnold Ligthart, Door het oog van Cornelis Springer (1817-1891). Een ontdekkingstocht langs de steden rondom de Zuiderzee, Schiedam, 2015, p. 103.