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    Sale 3066

    Old Masters & 19th Century Art - including Dutch Impressionism

    15 - 16 November 2016, Amsterdam

  • Lot 209

    Cornelis Lieste (Haarlem 1817-1861)

    Sunlit landscape

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Cornelis Lieste (Haarlem 1817-1861)
    Sunlit landscape
    signed 'C. Lieste' (lower left)
    oil on panel
    58 x 80 cm.


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    Together with his contemporary and fellow countryman, Barend Cornelis Koekkoek, Cornelis Lieste was one of the leading landscapists of his time. This particular picture unites the various qualities of Lieste's artistic and romantic genius. In his realistic impression, he balances the tranquility and stillness of the landscape with the warmth and brilliance of colours, creating an absorbing atmosphere of a summer's evening. An attractive picture that featured on the cover of the recent monographic exhibition on Lieste's life and work (B.C. Koekkoek-haus, Cleves, Cornelis Lieste, schilder van het licht, 21 February-19 June 2016).

    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, Amsterdam, 24 April 2006, lot 33, where acquired by the present owner.


    Literature

    Peter Carpreau a.o., Een Romantische Kijk, Brussels, 2011, p. 98, no. 42.
    Guido de Werd, A Romantic Journey: Masterpieces form the Rademakers Collection, Eindhoven, 2014, p. 122, no. 40.
    Erno Kiljan, Antoon Erftemeijer, Ursula Geisselbrecht-Capecki a.o., Cornelis Lieste (1817-1861) - schilder van het licht, Cleves, 2016, p. 196, ill. 99 (cover).


    Exhibited

    Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum / The Hague, Gemeentemuseum / Leuven, M-Museum / Cleves, B.C. Koekkoek-Haus / Tallinn, Kumu Kunstimuuseum / Helsinki, Sinebrychoff Art Museum / Riga, Art Museum Riga Bourse / Prague, National Gallery, Salmovský Palace, A Romantic View, 29 October 2010-1 September 2013, no. 42.
    Luxembourg, Musée National d’Histoire et d’Art / ’s Hertogenbosch, het Noordbrabants Museum, A Romantic Journey, 3 April 2014-25 January 2015, no 55 (40).
    Cleves, B.C. Koekkoek-Haus, Cornelis Lieste (1817-1861) - schilder van het licht, 21 February-19 June 2016.