15 - 16 November 2016
Bartholomeus Johannes van Hove (The Hague 1790-1880)
Fishermen near the city's riverbank
signed 'B.J. van Hove.' (lower right)
oil on panel
24.5 x 35 cm.
Mr. J.M. Aitken; his sale, Sotheby's, London, 22 November 1978, lot 25.
with Kunsthandel Bies, Eindhoven, 1979, where acquired by the family of the present owner.
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Highlights from a sale of items from Rugby School’s collection include works by Lucas van Leyden and Correggio, medieval manuscripts and important antiquities
Ahead of our Paris sale on 10 September, Meredith Etherington-Smith salutes three generations of collectors from one family
Specialist Sarah Reynolds on the women whose work made waves in Victorian Britain, from Emma Sandys to Laura, Lady Alma-Tadema
Andrew Graham-Dixon on how full-length portraits have been used in history to boost the status of nobles, kings and statesmen
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Offered on 6 December in London, Anthony van Dyck’s Portrait of Princess Mary, Daughter of King Charles I of England