24 - 25 May 2016
Andreas Schelfhout (The Hague 1787-1870)
Loading the ferry on a sunny day
signed and dated 'A. Schelfhout f 1842' (lower left); and indistinctly signed again on a label (attached to the reverse)
oil on panel
27 x 36.5 cm.
Collection of King William I (Friedrich Wilhelm Karl) von Württemberg (1781–1864), Castle Ludwigsburg, Ludwigsburg, by 28 June 1842, no. 257, and by descent to the collection of King William II (Wilhelm II) (1848-1921), King of Württemberg, from 6 October 1891 until the abolition of the Kingdom on 30 November 1918.
(Possibly) his sale; Residenzschloss, Stuttgart, 27-29 November 1919.
In the family of the present owner since the 1930s.
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