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    Sale 2801

    19th CenturyEuropean Art

    14 October 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 165

    Jozef Israels (Dutch, 1824-1911)

    Kinderen der zee: wading in the surf

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Jozef Israels (Dutch, 1824-1911)
    Kinderen der zee: wading in the surf
    signed 'Jozef Israels' (lower right)
    oil on panel
    29.5 x 47.5 cm.
    Painted circa 1895.


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    Provenance

    The Scottish Gallery, Aitken Dott & Son, Edinburgh, as: Evening.
    Prof Dr J.F.S. Esser (acquired before 1910).
    Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 27 November 1984, lot 114.


    Literature

    Anonymous, in: De Prins der geïllustreerde bladen, 25 February 1911, ill.
    J.E. Phythian, Jozef Israels, London 1912, p. 46, ill.
    Mayken Jonkman and Jacqueline de Raad, De onstuitbare verzamelaar J.F.S. Esser; Mondriaan, Breitner, Sluijters e.a., Zwolle/Laren 2005, pp. 32-33, ill. (where dated circa 1895).


    Exhibited

    Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, 1914-1934 (on loan from Prof Dr J.F.S. Esser).