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Property from a European Private Collection

Gustave van de Woestyne

Hij die luistert (He Who Listens)

Auction Closed

June 30, 02:45 PM GMT

Estimate

250,000 - 350,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property from a European Private Collection

Gustave van de Woestyne

1881 - 1947

Hij die luistert (He Who Listens)


signed Gve VAN DE WOESTYNE (lower right)

oil on canvas

70.5 by 60cm., 27¾ by 23⅝in.

Framed: 95 by 85cm., 37⅜ by 33½in.

Painted in 1926.


The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Piet Boyens.

Galerij Oscar De Vos, Belgium
Private Collection, Belgium (acquired in 1982)
Thence by descent to the present owner
Antwerp, Kunst van Heden, Tentoonstelling van Antwerpsche kunstenaars, 1928
Deinze, Belgium, Museum van Deinze en de Leiestreek, Gustave van de Woestyne, 1997, no. 63, illustrated in colour in the catalogue (titled Boer bij de kerk and as dating from circa 1928)
Ghent, Museum van Schone Kunsten Ghent, Gustave van de Woestyne, 2010, no. 128, illustrated in the catalogue