10 November 1999
Willem Gruyter (1817-1880)
Two Sailing Ships
dated '16 Jun 1851'
pencil, pen and brown ink, watercolour and bodycolour
268 x 438 mm.; and two drawings of shipping on a Mediterranean Beach (3)
The artist's workshop (cf. L. 2622); probably Roos, Amsterdam, 24-25 October 1882
H. de Jong (his stamp, not in Lugt); Christie's, Amsterdam, 14 February 1995, lot 507
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The artist, a pupil of Hermanus Koekkoek, was a painter and art dealer in Amsterdam
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