6 April 2000
Cornelis Springer (Dutch, 1817-1891)
A Dutch town in summer; and Het Oude Gasthuis, Hasselt in winter
the former signed and dated 'C Springer 61' (lower left) with traces of an old label on the reverse; the latter signed and dated 'C Springer 62' (lower left) and indistinctly inscribed 'Le sous...representant... dans la...Overijssel Pays...par lui. Amsterdam 27 Fevrier 1862' on the reverse; both stamped with the artist's seal on the reverse
oil on panel
10 x 8 in. (25.4 x 20.2 cm.)
Painted in 1861 and 1862
a pair (2)
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The latter poss. Amsterdam, 1862 as Het Oude Gasthuis te Hasselt bij Winter.
Other versions of Het Oude Gasthuisklooster, Hasselt are illustrated in W. Laanstra, H.C. de Bruijn, Dr. J.H.A. Ringeling, Cornelis Springer (1817-1891), Utrecht, 1984, no. 63-1, 63-4, p. 138, no. 63-13, p. 141, no. 63-A-4, p. 142.
Please note the following information for Het Oude Gasthuis te Hasselt :
Lit : W. Laanstra, H.C. de Bruijn, Dr. J.H.A. Ringeling, Cornelis Springer (1817-1891), Utrecht, 1984, no. 62-3, p. 133.
Prov : J.C. van Pappelendam, Amsterdam by whom acquired directly from the artist on 23 March 1862 for Dfl 80.
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