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A. Heppner, Amsterdam.
with Jacques Goudstikker, Amsterdam, 1928-9, as Willem van de Velde.
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 heirs of Jacques Goudstikker by whom sold; Christie's, Amsterdam, 14 November 2007, lot 16, where bought by the present owners.
Old Master Paintings: An illustrated summary catalogue, Rijksdienst Beeldende Kunst, The Hague, 1992, p. 299, no. 2639, illustrated.
Rotterdam, Rotterdamsche Kunstkring, Catalogue de la Collection Goudstikker d'Amsterdam, 22 December 1928-6 January 1929, no. 83, ill. as 'Willem van de Velde'.
Amsterdam, Jacques Goudstikker Gallery, Catalogue de la Collection Goudstikker d'Amsterdam, 12 January-28 February 1929, no. 83, ill. as 'Willem van de Velde'.
Leidschendam, Binnenlandse Veiligheidsdienst, Ministerie van Binnenlandse Zaken, on loan.