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Jan van Limmen (1753-1831)
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Jan van Limmen (1753-1831)

A peasant watering cattle near a farmhouse, in a wooded landscape

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Jan van Limmen (1753-1831)
A peasant watering cattle near a farmhouse, in a wooded landscape
signed and dated lower right JVLimmen/1810
oil on panel
49.1 x 65.2 cm
Provenance
Anon. Sale, Lempertz Cologne, 22-24 November 1984, lot 89, ill.
Anon. Sale, Sotheby's Amsterdam, 14 April 1986, lot 260, ill.
Anon. Sale, Koller Zürich, 17-22 November 198, lot 5214, ill.
Anon. Sale, Christie's Amsterdam, 2 May 1990, lot 79, ill.
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Lot Essay

Little is known of the artist. C. Kramm, Hollandsche en Vlaamsche Kunstschilders, Beeldhouwers, Graveurs en Bouwmeesters, II, 1857, p.985, records him as born in Haarlem and active in Amsterdam from 1775 onwards.
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