23 - 24 June 2015
Cornelis Springer (Amsterdam 1817-1891 Hilversum)
Une porte de l' Eglise occidentale a Enkhuijzen: a view of the South entrance of the St. Pancras Church, Enkhuizen
signed and dated 'C Springer 69' (lower left); and signed and dated again, authenticated and inscribed with title 'Le soussigné declare que / ce tableau representans, une / porte de l' Eglise occidentale a Enkhuijzen / Hollande septentrionale Pays Bas / est peint par lui / Amsterdam / C Springer / 18 mai 1869' (on a label attached to the reverse) and with the artist's seals
oil on panel
24.5 x 19.5 cm.
Painted in 1869.
Acquired directly from the artist by Kunsthandel Goupil & Co, Paris, 31 May 1869 (Dfl. 250 together with another work View of the Vijzelstraat Enkhuizen (see: Laanstra, no. 69-03), as: Gezicht achter de Zuiderkerk te Enkhuyzen.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, Amsterdam, 27 April 1999, lot 187.
with MacConnal-Mason & Son, London.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 28 October 2003, lot 80.
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W. Laanstra, H.C. de Bruijn, J.H.A. Ringeling, Cornelis Springer (1817-1891), Utrecht, 1984, p. 163, no. 69-4, as: Gezicht achter de Zuiderkerk te Enkhuyzen.
The purchaser of the present lot is kindly requested to give the work on loan to the exhibition in the Zuiderzeemuseum, Enkhuizen, Door het oog van Springer, 12 December 2015-27 March 2016.
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