A Street in Weesp, Holland

about

This work is a preliminary study for his oil painting from 1877, showing the same subject. 

provenance

S.M.v.W., December 8th, 1975, lot 713;
Christie's Amsterdam, October 17, 2007, lot 109 

literature

W. Laanstra, Cornelis Springer. Geschilderde Steden, Amsterdam 1994, p. 147, no. T77-1. The work is a preliminary study for cat. no. 77-7, p. 80. 

more about Cornelis Springer

Cornelis Springer

b. 25.05.1817
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

d. 18.02.1891
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Springer is considered the most renowned townview painter of the Dutch Romantic era. At the age of 17 he entered his first work in an exhibition, to be followed by about 120 other contributions to national and international art exhibitions. His work consists of carefully executed town views in which the figures are dwarfed by the presence of imposing Gothic structures, with transparent  . . .
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