10 December 2014
This lot is offered without a reserve
Barend Cornelis Koekkoek (Middelburg 1803-1862 Cleves)
A seated woman; and A peasant girl in clogs, wearing a headscarf and carrying a bundle of firewood (pl. 4)
both indistinctly signed 'B.C Koekkoek'
pencil, pencil framing lines, watermark J WHATMAN TURKEY MILL 1836' (1)
8 5/8 x 7½ in. (22 x 19.2 cm.); and 9¼ x 7 3/8 in. (23.5 x 18.8 cm.) (2)
with S. Nijstad, The Hague; from whom acquired by I.Q. van Regteren Altena.
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