10 November 1999
Johannes Franciscus Hoppenbrouwers (1819-1866)
A Man skating on a frozen Dyke, passing a Bridge
signed 'J.F. Hoppenbrouwers f'
watercolour, pencil framing lines
169 x 242 mm.
with M. Israel, Amsterdam, 1952
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