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PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

Aert van der Neer
A FROZEN CANAL WITH KOLF PLAYERS AND BUILDINGS ON BOTH BANKS
Estimation
120 000180 000
Lot. Vendu 150,000 GBP (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
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165

PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

Aert van der Neer
A FROZEN CANAL WITH KOLF PLAYERS AND BUILDINGS ON BOTH BANKS
Estimation
120 000180 000
Lot. Vendu 150,000 GBP (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

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Aert van der Neer
AMSTERDAM CIRCA 1603/4 - 1677
A FROZEN CANAL WITH KOLF PLAYERS AND BUILDINGS ON BOTH BANKS
signed with monogram lower right: AVDN
oil on oak panel
25 x 35 cm.; 9 7/8  x 13 3/4  in.
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Provenance

Private collection, Holland;
With W.E. Duits, Amsterdam, March 1933;
Louis Rozelaar (1883-1943), Amsterdam;
Thence by family descent in New York and Monaco.

Bibliographie

W. Schulz, Aert van der Neer, Doornspijk 2002, p. 148, cat. no. 84, reproduced in black and white fig. 45.

Description

A copy of this painting (26.3 x 37.8 cm.) from the collection of Sir Harald Samuel, at Wych Cross Place, Sussex, is now in the collection at Mansion House, London.1 What is likely to be a second copy (26.5 x 37.5 cm.)2 was sold by order of the trustees of the North Carolina Museum of Art, New York, Christie's, 5 June 1985, lot 109, although it's hard to be sure that this and the Mansion House copy are not one and the same. In the archive at the Rijksbureau voor kunsthistorische Documentatie, The Hague, is a record of a third copy, previously in the Goudstikker collection, but without dimensions, its current whereabouts, or any further information.

This lot is offered with a copy of an expertise written by Dr. Schultz, dated 28 August 1994, in which he notes the good condition of the panel, as well as the effective way in which Van der Neer has depicted the atmosphere, the clouds and the glistening ice, as well as the accurate depiction of the movements of the people.

1 Schultz 2002, p. 136, cat. no. 34, reproduced fig. 327
2 Schultz 2002, p. 183, cat. no. 197.

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