Lot 50
  • 50

Aernout Smit Amsterdam 1641/2 - 1710

Estimate
6,000 - 8,000 GBP
Sold
12,000 GBP
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Description

  • Aernout Smit
  • A mountainous coastal landscape with a ship beached in a storm, figures gathering cargo to the right 
  • oil on canvas, in an English carved and gilt wood frame
  • 89.5 by 112 cm.; 35 1/4 by 44 in.

Provenance

Sir Bruce Ingram O.B.E., M.C.;
His sale, London, Sotheby's, 6 May 1964, lot 115 (as by Backhuysen), for £300, when acquired by the late owner.

Exhibited

On loan to Greenwich, National Maritime Museum, 1939-62 (as by Backhuysen).

Catalogue Note

The attribution has kindly been suggested by Dr. Gerlinde de Beer on the basis of photographs.
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