• Impressionist and Modern Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2828

    Impressionist and Modern Art

    17 November 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 37

    George Hendrik Breitner (1857-1923)

    Weilanden met wilgen: willows in a meadow

    Price Realised  

    George Hendrik Breitner (1857-1923)
    Weilanden met wilgen: willows in a meadow
    signed 'GH Breitner' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    50.5 x 75 cm.
    Painted in 1885.


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    Provenance

    François Buffa & Fils, Amsterdam, inv.no. 1003, until 1937.
    Anonymous sale, Mak van Waay, Amsterdam, 25 June 1957, lot 38.
    Kunsthandel Galerie Des Arts, The Hague, 1972.
    Mr. E. Hirschberg, The Hague, 1972.


    Pre-Lot Text

    VARIOUS PROPERTIES


    Literature

    P.H. Hefting, G.H. Breitner in zijn Haagse tijd, Utrecht 1970, cat. no. 83 (where dated 1885).
    Adriaan Venema, G.H. Breitner 1857-1923, Bussum 1981, p. 64, ill., as: Duinlandschap (with different measurements).


    Exhibited

    The Hague, Gemeentemuseum, Breitner Tentoonstelling, 10 November-9 December 1928, cat.no. 7, as: Weilanden met wilgen.
    Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Rétrospective de l'oeuvre de Breitner, January 1932, cat.no. 12 (where dated 1885).
    Rotterdam, Rotterdamsche Kunstkring, George Hendrik Breitner, 1934, cat.no. 12 (where dated 1900).