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Willem Koekkoek

Dutch Street Scene

Property from a Private Collection, Ireland

Willem Koekkoek

Willem Koekkoek

Dutch Street Scene

Dutch Street Scene

Property from a Private Collection, Ireland

Willem Koekkoek

Dutch

1839 - 1895

Dutch Street Scene


signed William Koekkoek lower right

oil on canvas

Unframed: 46 by 38cm., 18 by 15in.

Framed: 63 by 54.5cm., 24¾ by 21½in.

The canvas has been relined. Ultra-violet light reveals strokes of strengthening to much of the sky, the shed in the lower-left, and some of the figures. Under normal light the work presents well overall, and is ready to hang.


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Purchased by the father of the present owner circa the 1970s
The anglicisation of the artist's first name in the signature suggests the work was painted for a British audience, as Willem Koekkoek sold many works through his brother who was based in London.