10 December 2014
This lot is offered without a reserve
Willem Roelofs (Amsterdam 1822-1897 Berchem)
View of a park at Glain, near Liège
signed with initials 'W.R.', inscribed and dated 'Parc Candèze Glain Liège 19 juillet 1886'
charcoal, stumping, on faded blue paper, brown ink framing lines
10 x 13½ in. (25.3 x 34.1 cm.)
Jan Frederik Bianchi (1878-1963) (L. 3761); Brandt, Amsterdam, 23-27 November 1964, where purchased by I.Q. van Regteren Altena.
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Presumably a view of the garden of the Hôtel de Candèze, an 18th-Century house built into the old city walls. The garden is still open to the public.
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