10 November 1999
Willem Anthonie van Deventer (1824-1893)
A Sailing Ship at Anchor by a Beach near Gibraltar
signed and dated 'W:A: van Deventer./1845.'
pencil, watercolour, pencil framing lines
268 x 426 mm.
With Knuf, Amsterdam, 1956
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Zeist, 1960, no. 15
The artist, a brother of J.F. van Deventer (see the previous lots in this sale), is known to have travelled to the Mediterranean. His picture of Gibraltar dated 1844 is in the Scheepvaart Museum, Amsterdam.
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