• Old Master & 19th Century Pain auction at Christies

    Sale 5860

    Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Watercolours

    11 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 143

    Manner of Jan Miense Molenaer

    A coastal landscape, thought to be Egmond-aan-zee, with figures in the foreground

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Manner of Jan Miense Molenaer
    A coastal landscape, thought to be Egmond-aan-zee, with figures in the foreground
    signed 'K·Molenaer' (lower right)
    oil on panel
    15 5/8 x 21 5/8 in. (39.7 x 54.9 cm.)


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    Egmond-aan-Zee, on the north sea coast to the west of Alkmaar in Holland, is identifiable by its church with its distinctive tower, which survived until 1743, when it was engulfed by the sea. It was painted by Jacob van Ruisdael among others, now in the National Gallery, London.

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