11 November 1996
Dirk Langendijk (1748-1805)
Spanish Officers surrendering to Prince Maurits of Orange after the Battle of Turnhout
signed and dated 'Dk:Langendijk fecit/1782.'
black chalk, watercolour heightened with white, black ink framing lines, watermark HONIG & ZONEN, framed
475 x 612 mm.
Anon. sale, F. Muller, Amsterdam, 22 June 1928, lot 757.
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