24 - 25 May 2016,
Price realised EUR 6,250
Estimate EUR 6,000 - EUR 8,000
Dutch School, early 18th century
A Dutch three-master firing a salute together with various other ships in choppy waters
oil on canvas
58.1 x 56 cm.
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Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, Mak van Waay, Amsterdam, 28 April 1976, lot 4, as Ludolf Backhuysen, where purchased by the parents of the present owners.
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