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    Sale 2769

    Old Master Pictures and Drawings

    14 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 135

    Jan Josefsz. van Goyen (Leiden 1596-1656 The Hague)

    A watchtower at the mouth of an estuary

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Jan Josefsz. van Goyen (Leiden 1596-1656 The Hague)
    A watchtower at the mouth of an estuary
    signed with monogram and dated 'VG 1640' (lower centre)
    oil on panel
    23.2 x 32.5 cm.


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    Provenance

    with AG Gallery, Lucerne, 1923;
    Anonymous sale, Lucerne, 8 September, 1924, lot 122 (sfr 3100).
    with J. Böhler, Munich, 1928, where bought by
    Dr. Wigger, Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
    with P. de Boer, Amsterdam.
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 7 November 1985, lot 153.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 4 October 1996, lot 66.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the estimate should read Euro 25,000-35,000


    Literature

    H.-U. Beck, Jan van Goyen 1596-1656, Amsterdam, 1973, II, p. 332, no. 734; and Doornspijk, 1987, p. 230, no. 734, illustrated.