15 - 16 November 2016
Barend Cornelis Koekkoek (Middelburg 1803-1862 Cleves)
A morning stroll on a path in the forest in winter
signed and dated 'B C Koekkoek f 1836' (lower right)
oil on panel
37 x 50.5 cm.
Acquired directly from the artist by Mr. van der Bucken, Louvain.
Mr. Rouse; his sale, Christie's, London, 10 April 1893, lot 90.
with R.W.H. Patterson & Co., London.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 23 April 2003, lot 20.
with Kunsthandel Simonis en Buunk, Ede, by 2003, where acquired by the family of the present owners.
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(Possibly) Friedrich Gorissen, B.C. Koekkoek (1803-1862): Werkverzeichnis der Gemälde, Düsseldorf, 1962, no. 36/38.
Dr. Guido de Werd has kindly confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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