Lot 3203 - A174 19th Century Paintings - Friday, 18. September 2015, 05.00 PM

KOEKKOEK, BAREND CORNELIS

(Middelburg 1803 – 1862 Kleve)
Mountainous river landscape at dawn, with castle ruins and travellers. 1854.
Öl auf Holz.
Unten links signiert: B. C. Koekkoek 1854. Verso mit einer Echtheitsbestätigung und Siegel vom Künstler.
51 x 71,5 cm.

Oil on panel. Signed lower left: B. C. Koekkoek 1854. Verso authentication and seal from the artist.
51 x 71.5 cm.
Provenance:
Swiss private collection.

We are grateful to Dr. Jan M. M. de Meere for confirming the attribution of this landscape painted on a mahogany panel, on the basis of a photograph, and for designating it as a particularly high–quality example of Barend Cornelis Koekkoek’s artistic skill. Dr. de Meere also confirmed the authenticity the artist’s authentication label on the reverse. It states the following: "Deze schilderij, voorstellende Een rivier met rotsachtige oevers waarop Burgruïnen bij Morgenstond is geschilderd in het jaar 1854 door den ondergeteekenden B.C. Koekkoek" (This landscape with rocky banks and a castle ruin on the heights at dawn was painted in 1854 by the undersigned B. C. Koekkoek).

CHF 25 000 / 35 000

€ 21 930 / 30 700

Sold for CHF 126 500 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.