25 - 26 November 2014
Geo Poggenbeek (Amsterdam 1853-1903)
signed 'Geo Poggenbeek' (lower right) and signed again and inscribed with title (on the reverse)
oil on canvas laid down on panel
29.5 x 51 cm.
Acquired directly from the artist by George Hendrik Breitner (1857-1923), Aerdenhout, before 1903.
with Kunsthandel D. Sala & Zonen, Leiden.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, Amsterdam, 21 April 1993, lot 183.
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner (Dfl. 51,750).
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(Probably) Amsterdam, Arti et Amicitiae, Eere-tentoonstelling Geo Poggenbeek, January-February 1904, no. 24, as: Brink te Laren.
Please note that it has been suggested the location is the Brink, Laren, where formerly the Van Wulfen school was located. The original title reads 'Speeltuin: Playground'.
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