24 April 2001
A Selection from Kunsthandel Pieter A. Scheen B.V. (Lots 185-218)
Gerardine Jacoba van de Sande Bakhuyzen (Dutch, 1826-1895)
A still life with plums in a basket
signed 'GJ vd S Bakhuyzen.' (lower left)
oil on canvas
35 x 55.5 cm.
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W. Laanstra, 'Gerardine Jacoba van de Sande Bakhuyzen, "Navolging der Natuur is de ontdekking van het schone"', in Tableau, December 1983, VI, no. 3, p.46, fig. 6.
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