23 October 2002
Hendrik Johannes Weissenbruch (Dutch, 1824-1903)
Early morning: a shepherd guiding his flock
signed 'J.H. Weissenbruch' (lower left)
black chalk and watercolour heigthened with white on paper
51 x 37 cm.
W. Scott & Sons, Montreal, 1924, inv.no. 1291.
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Compare with the watercolour with the same composition, entitled 'Het witte bruggetje' from 1864, in the collection of the Museum Boymans van Beuningen, Rotterdam (see E. Jacobs a.o., J.H. Weissenbruch, 1824-1903, Zwolle 1999, p. 98, cat.no.40).
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