24 - 25 May 2016
Antonie Waldorp (The Hague 1803-1866 Amsterdam)
A busy quay in a Dutch town
signed and dated 'A. Waldorp. 37' (lower left)
oil on canvas
78 x 98 cm.
with Dennis Vanderkar, London, by 1962.
Acquired by the family of the present owners circa 1965.
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