2 September 1998
Attributed to Bartholomeus Johannes van Hove (1790-1880)
A view in a classical garden of a countryseat, The Hague (?)
pencil and watercolour on paper, unframed
23 x 31.5 cm;
a Drawing of the Mauritshuis, The Hague, after J.F. Valois; and A drawing of the Brenadierspoort, The Hague, by unknown hands (3)
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It has been suggested that the watercolour attributed to Bartholomeus Johannes van Hove depicts the garden of Zorgvliet near The Hague. Zorgvliet is nowadays also known as 'Het Cats Huis', named after the statesman Jacob Cats.
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