• Cabinet d'un Amateur Européen auction at Christies

    Sale 7822

    Cabinet d'un Amateur Européen

    9 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 302

    A DUTCH VERRE EGLOMISE VIEW OF AMSTERDAM

    BY JONAS ZEUNER (1727-1814), DATED 1786

    Estimate

    A DUTCH VERRE EGLOMISE VIEW OF AMSTERDAM
    BY JONAS ZEUNER (1727-1814), DATED 1786
    The pendant to the preceding lot, depicting the Singel Met Munttoren, signed 'Zeuner.fec.1786', within a rectangular parcel-gilt moulded frame
    13¼ in. x 16¾ in. (34 cm. x 42.5 cm.), without frame


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    Three further versions of this view of Amsterdam by Zeuner are known, one of which was sold at Christie's, London, 19 November 1987, lot 11 (ill. Op.cit., no. 12), while another was sold at Christie's, New York, 17 October 1992, lot 151 (Op.cit., no. 14).
    A related unsigned engraving is illustrated in J. Wagenaar, Amsterdam in zijne opkomst, aanwas enz. beschreven door Jan Wagenaar, Amsterdam, 1760-1767, dl.V, p. 60, while a further related etching was executed by Willem Writs (1732-1786) in 1772.

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    Provenance

    Christie's, Amsterdam, 28 March 1996, lot 243 where acquired by the present owner.


    Literature

    J. Sprenkels-ten Horn and A. Sprenkels, Jonas Zeuner (1727-1814), Amsterdam, 1994, p.11 no. 13.