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    Sale 5432

    Old Master & British Pictures

    29 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 129

    Willem van de Velde II (Leiden 1633-1707 London)

    English fishing smacks at sea in a gale

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Willem van de Velde II (Leiden 1633-1707 London)
    English fishing smacks at sea in a gale
    signed and dated 'W. V. Veld 1675' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    15 x 21 7/8 in. (38 x 55.5 cm.)


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    Provenance

    with A. Nijstad, The Hague, before 1955.
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 14 November 1988, lot 296 (where purchased by):
    Dr Anton C.R. Dreesmann (inventory no. A-74);
    Christie's, London, 11 April 2002, lot 564.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN (LOTS 24, 27, 43, 53 AND 129)


    Literature

    M. Robinson, The Paintings of the Willem van de Veldes, London, 1990, II, p. 1075, no. 830.