• Nineteen to Now, art from the  auction at Christies

    Sale 2826

    Nineteen to Now, art from the 19th, 20th & 21st centuries, including Topographical Observations, African and Indonesian Pictures

    8 September 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 309

    Eppo Doeve (1907-1981)

    Merchants by the steamship Bentinck of P&O (Peninsular and Orietal Steam Navigation Company)

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    Eppo Doeve (1907-1981)
    Merchants by the steamship Bentinck of P&O (Peninsular and Orietal Steam Navigation Company)
    signed 'Doeve' (lower right)
    oil on board
    50 x 60 cm.
    Painted circa 1951.


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    The steam ship Bentinck, named after Lord William Bentinck a Governor General of India, was one of the first ships to cover the Eastern mail route for P&O in 1843. This route ran from Suez to Calcutta through Point de Galle in Ceylon.

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