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Jozef Israëls (Dutch, 1824-1911)
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Jozef Israëls (Dutch, 1824-1911)

Woman Drinking Coffee

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Jozef Israëls (Dutch, 1824-1911)
Woman Drinking Coffee
signed 'Jozef Israels' (lower right)
oil on canvas
26 ½ x 36 7/8 in. (67.3 x 93.7 cm.)
Painted in 1902.
Provenance
with Kunsthandel Scholtens en Zoon, Groningen, 1902.
Geert van Mesdag (1863-1939), Hilversum, by 1912.
Dr. Anton Frederik Philips (1874-1951), Eindhoven.
Anonymous sale; Mak van Waay, Amsterdam, 1 October 1973, lot 92, as Vrouw met een kom koffie in de handen zittend aan een tafel.
with Kunsthandel Ivo Bouman, The Hague.
Private collection, The Netherlands.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, Amsterdam, 28 October 1992, lot 216, as A fisherwoman drinking coffee in a cottage interior.
William Kaper, Jr. (b. 1937), Barrington, IL.
Acquired directly from the above by the present owner.
Literature
C. Bos, 'Holländischer Briefe', Kunstchronik, no. 25, 9 May 1902, p. 387.
'Berliner Secession', Onze Kunst, vol. IV, no. 2, 1903, pp. 52-53, as Troost.
H. Rosenhagen, 'Die siebten Kunstaustellung der Berliner Secession', Die Kunst, no. 7, 1902-1903, p. 421.
W. Steenhoff, 'Tentoonstellingen in Amsterdam Rembrandt ter eere', Onze Kunst, vol. X, no. 5, 1906, p. 77, as De Koffiedrinkende oude vrouw.
G. D. Gratama, 'Eeretentoonstelling Jozef Israels in Pulchri', Onze Kunst, vol. XXI, no. 11, 1912, p. 144, as De Vertroosting.
D. Dekkers, Jozef Israëls 1824-1911, Groningen, 1999, pp. 214-215, no. 41a, illustrated, as Woman drinking coffee.
Exhibited
(probably) The Hague, Pulchri Studio, Tentoonstelling van schilderijen en beeldhouwwerken van werkende leden, 27 January-17 February, 1902, no. 61, as Een kopje troost.
Berlin, Die siebten Kunstaustellung der Berliner Secession, May 1903, no. 96, as Eine Erfrischung.
Amsterdam, Arti et Amicitiae, Eere-tentoonstelling van kunstwerken van Hollandse meesters, ter gelegenheid van de Rembrandt-herdenking, July-August 1906, p. 12, no. 50, as Kofffiedrinkend vrouwtje.
The Hague, Pulchri Studio, Eeretentoonstelling Jozef Israels, December 1911-January 1912, no. 43, as Eene verkwikking.
Tokyo, Seibu Museum of Art, Impressionists and Post-Impressionists from the Netherlands, 19 April-21 May 1980, no. 27, as 'A refreshment' (woman drinking coffee).

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