Studio of Gerrit Berckheyde (Haarlem 1638-1698)
Studio of Gerrit Berckheyde (Haarlem 1638-1698)

A view of the Dam with the new Town Hall, the Nieuwe Kerk and the Waag, Amsterdam

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Studio of Gerrit Berckheyde (Haarlem 1638-1698)
A view of the Dam with the new Town Hall, the Nieuwe Kerk and the Waag, Amsterdam
signed? 'G. Berckheide' (lower right)
oil on canvas
75.3 x 91.4 cm.
Provenance
J.R. West, Stratford-on-Avon, as ‘Gerrit Berckheyde’.
with R. Langton Douglas (1864-1951), London, as ‘Gerrit Berckheyde’.
Possibly with J. Goudstikker, Amsterdam, by 1919, as ‘Gerrit Berckheyde’.
with Sam Bernard Levie (1887-1943), Amsterdam, prior to 10 May - 15 September 1940, as ‘Gerrit Berckheyde’.
Possibly with D.A. Hoogendijk & Co., Amsterdam, 15 September 1940 - 27 January 1941, as ‘Gerrit Berckheyde’.
Landesmuseum, Bonn, 27 January 1941 - May 1945, as ‘Gerrit Berckheyde’.
Transferred to the Stichting Nederlands Kunstbezit, October 1945 (inv. no. NK1978), as ‘Gerrit Berckheyde’.
Dienst voor Rijksverspreide Kunstvoorwerpen, The Hague (NK1978), as ‘Gerrit Berckheyde’.
Restituted to the heirs of S.B. Levie, represented by
Mondex Corporation of Toronto, Canada, 10 March 2014.
Literature
C. Lawrence, Gerrit Berckheyde (1638-1698). Haarlem Cityscape Painter, Doornspijk, 1991, p. 57, note 45, as ‘Gerrit Berckheyde’.
N. Middelkoop, Golden Age. 17th-Century Dutch Masters, Nagasaki, 1992, pp. 212-13, no. 29, as ‘Gerrit Berckheyde’.
E. de Heer, Old master paintings, An illustrated summary catalogue, Rijksdienst Beeldende Kunst/ The Netherlandish Office for the Fine Arts, Zwolle, 1992, p. 37, no. 150, illustrated, as ‘Gerrit Berckheyde’.
N. Middelkoop, 'Visies op de werkelijkheid: Damgezichten in het Amsterdams Historisch Museum', Jaarboek Amstelodamum, 93, 2001, pp. 167-8, no. 16, as ‘Gerrit Berckheyde’.
N. Middelkoop, De Oude Meesters van de stad Amsterdam, Schilderijen tot 1800, Bussum, 2008, pp. 138-9, illustrated, as ‘Gerrit Berckheyde’.
G. Wuestman, The Golden Age of Dutch painting, Masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum, London, 2011, pp. 14-15 and 148-9, illustrated, as ‘Gerrit Berckheyde’.
J.A. Lane, The diaspora of Armenian printing 1512-2012, Amsterdam, 2012, pp. 68-9, illustrated, as ‘Gerrit Berckheyde’.
Exhibited
Rotterdam, Academie van Beeldende Kunsten, May-June 1919, no. 6, as ‘Gerrit Berckheyde’ (on loan from J. Goudstikker).
Vancouver Art Gallery, The Dutch world of painting, 1986, as ‘Gerrit Berckheyde’.
Amsterdam, Historisch Museum, 1998 - March 2014 (inv. no. SB 6329, on loan from the Netherlands Institute for Cultural Heritage, Amsterdam), as ‘Gerrit Berckheyde’.

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This picture is a studio version of Berckheyde’s masterpiece in the Staatliches Museum, Schwerin.
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