15 - 16 November 2016
Willem Koekkoek (Amsterdam 1839-1895 Nieuwer-Amstel)
Townsfolk in a sunlit street with a church beyond
signed 'William Koekkoek' (lower right)
oil on panel
33 x 44.5 cm.
Mr. Edward Chambers Nicholson; his sale, Christie's, London, 5 March 1898, lot 43 (22 gns.), where acquired by Mr. Shepherd.
with Kunsthandel Galerie Hof van Heemskerck, Haarlem, by 1990.
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Highlights from a sale of items from Rugby School’s collection include works by Lucas van Leyden and Correggio, medieval manuscripts and important antiquities
Ahead of our Paris sale on 10 September, Meredith Etherington-Smith salutes three generations of collectors from one family
Specialist Sarah Reynolds on the women whose work made waves in Victorian Britain, from Emma Sandys to Laura, Lady Alma-Tadema
Andrew Graham-Dixon on how full-length portraits have been used in history to boost the status of nobles, kings and statesmen
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