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    Sale 3063

    Old Masters & 19th Century Art - (including Dutch Impressionism)

    24 - 25 May 2016, Amsterdam

  • Lot 139

    Willem Johannes Martens (Amsterdam 1839-1895 Berlin-Schöneberg)

    La bella addormentata

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    Willem Johannes Martens (Amsterdam 1839-1895 Berlin-Schöneberg)
    La bella addormentata
    signed and inscribed 'W.J. Martens. Roma.' (lower right)
    pencil, watercolour and gouache on paper
    585 x 480 mm.


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    Please compare to an oil painting by the same hand with a similar composition sold in these rooms, Christie's, London, 14 June 1996, lot 14.

    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Mak van Waay, Amsterdam, 16 January 1968, lot 208, as: De Schone Slaapster.
    with Kunsthandel Pieter A. Scheen, The Hague.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE GERMAN COLLECTION (LOTS 139-150)


    Literature

    Pieter A. Scheen, Lexicon Nederlandse Beeldende Kunstenaars 1750-1880, The Hague, 1981, Vol. II, p. 19, no. 62, as: Slapend bloemenmeisje.