New York, East
13 September 2000
Hendrik William Mesdag (Dutch, 1831-1915)
Hooge zee (High seas)
signed 'H W Mesdag' (lower right)
ink wash on paper
21 x 293/8 in. (53.4 x 74.6 cm.) (2)
Mr. and Mrs. Daud, 1904.
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J. Poort, Hendrik Willem Mesdag 1831-1915, Wassenaar 1989, p.416, no. A10-05 (illustrated).
G. H. Marius, 'Hendrik Willem Mesdag', in Woord en Beeld, 1901, p. 58 (illustrated).
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