• Old Masters and 19th Century A auction at Christies

    Sale 2840

    Old Masters and 19th Century Art

    13 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 166

    Jacob Dirk van Herwerden (Zutphen 1806-1879 The Hague)

    The village of Plosso in the province of Madiun, Java

    Price Realised  

    Jacob Dirk van Herwerden (Zutphen 1806-1879 The Hague)
    The village of Plosso in the province of Madiun, Java
    signed and dated 'JD v Herwerden f 58' (lower right); and signed and dated again and inscribed with title and inscribed 'Mademoiselles F. & P. Abbas. par reconnaissance; de leur devoué serviteur' (on the reverse)
    oil on panel
    20.8 x 32.4 cm.


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Dutch Colonial Art in the 19th Century.
    Ever since the VOC years in the 17th century Dutch artists were dispatched to the Indies to capture the magnificent landscape of the former colonies. The next two lots are fine examples of the paintings executed in the 19th century under the blazing Southeast Asian sun.