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    Sale 2769

    Old Master Pictures and Drawings

    14 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 110

    Willem van Diest (The Hague before 1610-after 1668 ?)

    A calm with fishing boats and fishermen in the foreground

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Willem van Diest (The Hague before 1610-after 1668 ?)
    A calm with fishing boats and fishermen in the foreground
    oil on panel
    31.4 x 42.5 cm.


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    A W. Bernt certificate, dated 7 July 1972, is included withthis lot.

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    Provenance

    J. O'Conner Lynch, London.
    with St. Lucas, Vienna, 1972.
    C. Schünemann, Bremen, 1974 from whom purchased by the father of the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this lot is offered with a reduced 17th Century ebonized frame.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the SØR Rusche Collection (lot 110)


    Literature

    H.-J. Raupp, Landschaften und Seestücke, Münster, 2001, III, pp. 66-7, no. 11, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    Oelde, Rathaus, Niederländische Originalgemälde der Zeitgenossen Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, 30 November-17 December 1983.
    Paderborn, Städtische Galerie in der Reithalle Schloss Neuhaus, Schiffsbruch vor felsiger Küste-Niederländische Landschaften und Seestücke des 17. Jahrhunderts, 23 August-4 November 2001.
    Erfurt, Angermuseum, Unter weitem Himmel- Holländische Landschaftsbilder des 'Goldenen Jahrhunderts' aus der Sammlung SØR Rusche, 10 February-21 April 2002.
    Dessau, Anhaltische Gemäldegalerie, Bauern, Fischer, Vagabunden-Niederländische Landschaftsmalerei des 17. Jahrhunderts aus der SØR Rusche Sammlung, 16 November 2003-6 January 2004.