21 April 2004
Hendrik Willem Mesdag (Dutch, 1831-1915)
The arrival of the fleet
signed 'HW Mesdag' (lower right)
watercolour heightened with white on paper
63 x 40 cm.
The French Galleries, London.
W. Scott & Sons, Montreal, 1894, inv.no. 46.
Anon. Sale, Christie's, Amsterdam, 27 April 1999, lot 173, where acquired by the present owner.
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