23 April 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 6,000
Estimate GBP 2,500 - GBP 3,500
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 177' ('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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