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Circle of Henri-Desiré van Blarenberghe
A SEA BATTLE, WITH SAILORS SWORD-FIGHTING
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 960 USD
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161
Circle of Henri-Desiré van Blarenberghe
A SEA BATTLE, WITH SAILORS SWORD-FIGHTING
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 960 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

Old Master Drawings

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Circle of Henri-Desiré van Blarenberghe
A SEA BATTLE, WITH SAILORS SWORD-FIGHTING
bears indistinct initials in gold ink, lower left;
gouache, within black ink and gold framing lines
217 by 252mm; 8 9/16 by 9 15/16 in
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Provenance

sale, London, Sotheby's, 18 January 1984, lot 106 (as Henri Desiré van Blarenberghe)

Exhibited

bears unidentified exhibition label, on the reverse of the backing: Exposition Vielle Marine, 21 April 1947, cat. no. 19

Catalogue Note

Compositionally, this drawing is highly reminiscent of the work of Ludolf Backhuizen, and may well be based on one of his paintings, although none with exactly the same composition is currently known.

Old Master Drawings

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