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    Sale 2802

    Old Master Pictures

    10 November 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 77

    Pieter Bout (Brussels 1658-1702)

    A view of the 'Zwaenhals' near Rotterdam with numerous figures in boats and on foot

    Price Realised  

    Pieter Bout (Brussels 1658-1702)
    A view of the 'Zwaenhals' near Rotterdam with numerous figures in boats and on foot
    indistinctly signed 'P..B' (lower left)
    oil on panel
    90.3 x 154.4 cm.


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    The view is from the north/north-east looking towards Rotterdam, with the tower of the Laurenskerk on the horizon to the right and the Rubroedsemolen, the wooden mill in the vicinity of the Delftse Poort. The manor house on Zwaanseiland, the island in the foreground, was called 'Crooswijck'.

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