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    Sale 3063

    Old Masters & 19th Century Art - (including Dutch Impressionism)

    24 - 25 May 2016, Amsterdam

  • Lot 294

    Eduard Frankfort (Meppel 1864-1920 Laren)

    A musical gathering, South-Africa

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    Estimate

    Eduard Frankfort (Meppel 1864-1920 Laren)
    A musical gathering, South-Africa
    signed and dated 'Ed: Frankfort. / 06' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    80 x 100 cm.


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    In his early years Eduard Frankfort painted a lot of scenes from Jewish religious life. In 1905-1906 Frankfort travelled through South Africa, where he visited his sister. During his travels he was inspired by the landscape and its inhabitants, as can be seen in the present lot.

    Provenance

    The family of the artist, thence by descent to the present owners.


    Exhibited

    (possibly) Rotterdam, Kunsthandel Oldenzeel / Amsterdam, Frans Buffa & Zonen, Tentoonstelling van schilderijen en schetsen Ed. Frankfort, September 1907, no. 1, as: Binnenplaats Koelies's.
    Amsterdam, Arti et Amicitiae, Eere-tentoonstelling Ed. Frankfort, January-February 1921, no. 68, as: Binnenplaats, Zuid-Afrika.