6 November 2002
THE PROPERTY OF THE LATE K.F. WETZLAR, AMSTERDAM.
(Lots 17 and 77-80)
Hendrik-Jacobsz. Dubbels (1620-1676)
Moored ships in a calm, fisherfolk on a jetty nearby
signed 'DUBBELS' (stengthened, lower left, on some driftwood)
oil on canvas, laid down on panel
39.3 x 49.4 cm.
with Gedau, Munich, CIRCA 1950.
Dr. H.A. Wetzlar, Amsterdam, 1962.
Dr. K.F. Wetzlar, Amsterdam, 1964.
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U. Middendorf, Hendrik J. Dubbels, 1989, no. 17, illustrated.
Dordrecht, Dordrechts Museum, Zee-, Rivier- en Oevergezichten, 1964, no. 29, fig. 77.
According to Middendorf the present lot is to be dated to 1660-1680. The group of boats depicted on the right recur in several other pictures by the artist (op. cit., p. 33).
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