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    Sale 2788

    Old Master Pictures

    6 May 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 27

    Esaias van de Velde (Amsterdam 1587-1630 The Hague)

    A shipyard on the banks of a river with a boat being caulked, Haarlem beyond

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    Esaias van de Velde (Amsterdam 1587-1630 The Hague)
    A shipyard on the banks of a river with a boat being caulked, Haarlem beyond
    signed 'E·V VELDE·' (lower centre)
    oil on panel, tondo
    diameter 20.8 cm.


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    Provenance

    Marius Paultre; Petit, Paris, 22 November 1923, lot 97 (for FF 6300).
    H.E. ten Cate, Almelo.
    with P. de Boer, Amsterdam, 1958-9.
    Sidney van den Bergh, Wassenaar.
    with G.F. Fred Ther, Hamburg.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a North Rhine-Westphalian Collection (lot 27)


    Literature

    G. Keyes, Esaias van de Velde, Doornspijk, 1984, p. 162, no. 160, fig. 224.