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    Sale 2795

    Old Master Paintings from the Collection of Jacques Goudstikker

    14 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 16

    Follower of Willem van de Velde II

    Ships in a calm sea off the coast with a man o' war firing the morning gun

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Follower of Willem van de Velde II
    Ships in a calm sea off the coast with a man o' war firing the morning gun
    oil on canvas
    44.6 x 69.2 cm.


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    Provenance

    A. Heppner, Amsterdam.
    with Jacques Goudstikker, Amsterdam, 1928.
    Looted by the Nazi authorities, July 1940.
    Recovered by the Allies, 1948.
    in the custody of the Dutch Government.
    Restituted in February 2006 to the heir of Jacques Goudstikker.


    Literature

    Old Master Paintings: An illustrated summary catalogue, Rijksdienst Beeldende Kunst (The Netherlandish Office for the Fine Arts), The Hague, 1992, p. 299, no. 2639, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    Rotterdam, Rotterdamsche Kunstkring, Catalogue de la Collection Goudstikker d'Amsterdam, 22 December 1928-6 January 1929, no. 83, illustrated, as Willem van de Velde.
    Amsterdam, Jacques Goudstikker Gallery, Catalogue de la Collection Goudstikker d'Amsterdam, 12 January-28 February 1929, no. 83, illustrated, as Willem van de Velde.
    Leidschendam, Binnenlandse Veiligheidsdienst, Ministerie van Binnenlandse Zaken, on loan.