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    Sale 2785

    19th Century European Art

    15 April 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 166

    George Hendrik Breitner (Dutch, 1857-1923)

    Damrak: Moored boats on the Damrak with the Victoria Hotel in the distance, Amsterdam

    Price Realised  

    George Hendrik Breitner (Dutch, 1857-1923)
    Damrak: Moored boats on the Damrak with the Victoria Hotel in the distance, Amsterdam
    signed 'GH Breitner' (lower right)
    oil on board
    62.5 x 74 cm.


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    Provenance

    Frans Buffa & Zonen, Amsterdam, inv.no. 479, as: Damrak at Amsterdam. Mr C.M. Crook, 1932.
    Mr W.L. Ladenius, Haarlem, 1959.
    Mr P.H. Hellinghuizen, Amsterdam.
    Kunsthandel Gebroeders Douwes Fine Art, Amsterdam, November 1965, cat.no. 9, as: Damrak te Amsterdam.


    Exhibited

    Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Rétrospective de l'oeuvre de Breitner, January 1932, cat.no. 131, as: Damrak (on loan from Mr C.M. Krook).
    Amsterdam, Stedelijk Musuem, circa 1959 (on loan from mr W.L. Ladenius, Haarlem).
    Assen, 't Zaaltje, George Hendrik Breitner: tentoonstelling van schilderijen uit de collecties van het Rijksmuseum en van de Gemeentemusea van Amsterdam, 24 October-28 November 1959, cat.no. 16, as: Damrak met schepen (on loan from mr W.L. Ladenius, Haarlem).
    Amsterdam, Kunsthandel Gebroeders Douwes Fine Art, November 1965, cat. no. 9, as: Damrak te Amsterdam.