24 October 2006
Jacobus van Looy (Dutch, 1855-1930)
signed 'Jac v Looy' (lower left)
oil on panel
37 x 27 cm.
Acquired from the artist by his parents-in-law, Mr and Mrs van Gelder-Endtz.
A gift to their daughter Mrs H.J.C. Verkade-van Gelder (on loan to the Huis van Looy between 1934-1948/49), thence by descent to the present owner.
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J. van der Smit-Meyer (ed.), Jacobus van Looy (1855-1930), Niets is zo mooi als zien..., Haarlem 1998, no. 156, p. 164, ill.
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