24 - 25 May 2016
Willem de Zwart (The Hague 1862-1931)
Portrait of a young man
oil on board
32 x 26 cm.
with Kunsthandel E.J. van Wisselingh & Co, Amsterdam, inv. no. 406x / 1066x, as: Negerkop.
Mr. Jan Michiel Pieter Glerum (1877-1930), Amsterdam; his sale, S.J. Mak van Waay, Amsterdam, 28 February 1933, lot 183, where acquired by the family of the present owner.
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