15 - 16 November 2016
Adrianus Eversen (Amsterdam 1818-1897 Delft)
Townsfolk on a snow covered street
signed 'A. Eversen.' (lower left)
oil on canvas
55.5 x 46.5 cm.
Anonymous sale; Mak van Waay, Amsterdam, 21 May 1968, lot 947.
with Kunsthandel Pieter A. Scheen, The Hague, by 1968.
with Kunsthandel A.H. Bies, Eindhoven.
with Kunsthandel Leslie Smith Gallery, Amsterdam, where acquired by the present owner.
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Pieter A. Scheen, Lexicon Nederlandse Beeldende Kunstenaars 1750-1950, The Hague, 1969, no. 166.
Pieter Overduin, Adrianus Eversen 1818-1897, Wijk en Aalburg, 2010, p. 261, no. 55-1.
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