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    Sale 5430

    Old Master & British Pictures

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 112

    Thomas Heeremans (active in Haarlem 1660-1695)

    A river landscape with fishing boats by a village, riders and other figures on the bank

    Price Realised  

    Thomas Heeremans (active in Haarlem 1660-1695)
    A river landscape with fishing boats by a village, riders and other figures on the bank
    signed and dated 'THMANS 1[6]77' ('THM' linked, lower right)
    oil on panel
    22 x 18½ in. (55.9 x 47 cm.)


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    Heeremans was a late representative of the Haarlem School of landscape painters. This composition is a fine example of the river landscapes for which the artist is renowned, with the employment of a receeding diagonal river bank, a motif invented by Jan van Goyen and Salomon van Ruysdael.

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    Provenance

    with J. R. Short & Son, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.