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Everhardus Koster (Dutch, 1817-1892)
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Everhardus Koster (Dutch, 1817-1892)

The arrival of a V.O.C. ship in an African harbour

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Everhardus Koster (Dutch, 1817-1892)
The arrival of a V.O.C. ship in an African harbour
signed 'E. Koster. ft.' (lower left)
oil on canvas, octagonal
72 x 57 cm.
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Please note that the title should read 'The arrival of a V.O.C. ship on the coast of New Zeeland'

Lot Essay

It has been suggested that the ships captain is Abel Tasman and that this is his ship before the Tasmanian coast. The depicting painting has been used as an engraving made by J.H. Rennefeld
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