21 March 1997
Hermanus Koekkoek (1815-1882)
Sailing Vessels in an Estuary with Fisherfolk on a Bank
signed and dated 'H. Koekkoek 1853' (lower right)
oil on canvas
15½ x 21¾ in. (39.5 x 55.2 cm.)
Thomas McLean, London.
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