12 September 2000
Jacob Willem Gruijter (1856-1908)
Fishermen and shellgatherers by a river estuary, shipping beyond
signed (?) 'Jacob W Gruyter' (verso)
pencil, pen and brown ink, grey wash, framed
229 x 335 mm.
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