25 - 26 November 2014
PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN (LOTS 287-294)
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'.
Highlights from a sale of items from Rugby School’s collection include works by Lucas van Leyden and Correggio, medieval manuscripts and important antiquities
In China this season, a dedicated Maotai sale plus two auctions featuring works by Warhol, Zao Wou-Ki, Yayoi Kusama and Yoshitomo Nara
Specialist Sarah Reynolds on the women whose work made waves in Victorian Britain, from Emma Sandys to Laura, Lady Alma-Tadema
Specialist Imogen Kerr on why the artist wanted everyone to be able to own one of his works
Christie’s specialists discuss Haring, Banksy and Stik, and how to bring the street into the home
Offered on 6 December in London, Anthony van Dyck’s Portrait of Princess Mary, Daughter of King Charles I of England