21 - 22 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 5,000
Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 7,000
Petrus Kiers (Dutch, 1807-1875)
A family gathered around a lamplit table
Signed and dated 'P. Kiers fect Amsterdam/1854' (lower left)
oil on canvas
24¼ x 28¾ in. (61.5 x 73 cm.)
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A student of the Royal Academy of Arts in Amsterdam, Keirs excelled at painting interiors lit by candlight and landscapes by moonlight. He was married to the genre painter, Elisabeth Alida Haanen.
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