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    Sale 3066

    Old Masters & 19th Century Art - including Dutch Impressionism

    15 - 16 November 2016, Amsterdam

  • Lot 179

    Guillaume Anne van der Brugghen (Nijmegen 1811-1891 Ubbergen) and Pierre Louis Dubourcq (Amsterdam 1815-1873)

    The bear hunt

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    Guillaume Anne van der Brugghen (Nijmegen 1811-1891 Ubbergen) and Pierre Louis Dubourcq (Amsterdam 1815-1873)
    The bear hunt
    signed 'G A v.d. Brugghen / Dubourcq' (lower centre)
    oil on canvas
    86.5 x 111 cm.


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    The present lot is a beautiful example of the collaboration between Guillaume Anne van der Brugghen and Pierre Louis Dubourcq. As a skilled landscape painter Dubourcq depicted the setting of this bear hunt, the animals however were painted by Van der Brugghen. Van der Brugghen and Dubourcq make this exciting topic even more thrilling by their use of light and a dynamic composition.