15 - 16 November 2016
Daniel Hermann Anton Melbye (Copenhagen 1818-1875 Paris)
A sailing vessel in rough sea
signed, inscribed and dated 'Anton Melbye 1846 / Hamburg' (scratched, lower right)
oil on canvas
96 x 130 cm.
Acquired by a German entrepreneur circa 1830-40 during his travels in the South of Europe and Germany, and by descent to the present owner.
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Hamburg, Altonaer Museum (on loan, circa 1970).
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