15 - 16 November 2016
Johan Conrad Greive (Amsterdam 1837-1891)
A view of Amsterdam with the river IJ seen from the Tolhuis
signed 'J.C. Greive ft (lower left) and inscribed and indistinctly dated 'Tolhuis 2 aug (...)' (lower right)
oil on canvas laid down on panel
19 x 31 cm.
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