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    Sale 3066

    Old Masters & 19th Century Art - including Dutch Impressionism

    15 - 16 November 2016, Amsterdam

  • Lot 321

    Willem Witsen (Amsterdam 1860-1923)

    The Oude Waal in winter, Amsterdam

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    Estimate

    Willem Witsen (Amsterdam 1860-1923)
    The Oude Waal in winter, Amsterdam
    signed 'Witsen' (lower right)
    oil on panel
    30 x 44 cm.
    Painted in 1912.


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    The present lot depicts the Oude Waal nos. 32-35. It shows us the laundrette of the sisters Veltkamp on no. 34 on the left, and no. 32 on the right shows us Slijterij Veenhoven. The study for this painting was made from his 'studio' -boat, which Witsen used from 1910-14.

    Please compare to the preparatory study for this lot in the Rijksprentenkabinet, Amsterdam (RP_T_1964_252).

    We kindly thank Mr. J.F. Heijbroek for his help in cataloguing the present lot.

    Provenance

    with Kunsthandel E.J. van Wisselingh, Amsterdam, 1933, as: Oude Waal.


    Literature

    J.F. Heijbroek, Willem Witsen en Amsterdam, Bussum, 2003, pp.30-31.