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    Sale 7744

    Old Masters & 19th Century Art Day Sale

    8 July 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 144

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

    The beach at Scheveningen with fisherfolk

    Price Realised  

    Jan Josefsz. van Goyen (Leiden 1596-1656 The Hague)
    The beach at Scheveningen with fisherfolk
    signed and dated 'VGOYEN 1641' ('VG' linked, lower left)
    oil on panel
    15½ x 24¾ in. (39.4 x 62.9 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Simon Emil Moritz Oppenheim; (+) sale, Heberle, Cologne, 14 October 1878, lot 17.
    Hermann Sthamer, Hamburg; sale, Heberle, Cologne, 8 October 1883, lot 37.
    Anonymous sale; Frederick Muller, Amsterdam, 30 November 1920, lot 1033 (sold 2,600 florins).
    with W. Paech, Amsterdam, before 1940.
    A. Laan collection, Aerdenhout, 1944.
    Pierson Collection, Baarn, Holland.
    with Dr. Th.L.W. van Ravesteyn, Rotterdam, 1957.
    Dr. M. de Vries; Christie's, London, 1 April 1960, lot 69 (4,000 gns. to Agnew's on behalf of Sobell).
    Sir Michael Sobell; (+) Christie's, London, 10 December 1993, lot 17.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 3 November 2000, lot 16 (sold £108,250, including premium).
    with Richard Green, London.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A FAMILY TRUST (LOTS 144 AND 166)


    Literature

    H.-U. Beck, Jan van Goyen, II, Amsterdam, 1973, p. 418, no. 934; III, Doornspijk, 1987, p. 253 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Stockholm, 1967, no. 57.