International Art

November 23 - 28, 2019

Online Auction
LOT 332
Jozef Israëls (1824-1911)
  • Jozef Israëls (1824-1911)
  • Jozef Israëls (1824-1911)
  • Jozef Israëls (1824-1911)

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Jozef Israëls (1824-1911), Dutch

PIGGYBACK AT THE BEACH, AFTER 1855

Watercolour, pencil and ink heightened with white on thick paper; signed "Josef Israëls" in pen and ink lower right, titled to exhibition label verso backing
Sheet 12.8 x 9.1 in — 32.6 x 23 cm

Estimate $3,000-$5,000

Realised: $7,800
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

The AGO catalogue of the exhibition states: 'The period Israëls spent in the fishing village of Zandvoort inspired him to depict the native folk and their simple way of life', p. 34

Literature:

Marta H. Hurdalek, "The Hague School: Collecting in Canada at the Turn of the Century", May 7 - June 26, 1983, p. 34, illustrated

Provenance:

Sold at Waddington's, Toronto on May 27, 1970;
From whom purchased by the present Private Collection, Markham, ON, formerly of Toronto

Exhibited:

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto in "The Hague School: Collecting in Canada at the Turn of the Century", May 7 - June 26, 1983, Cat. No. 12, illustrated, exhibition label verso backing while with the same Private Collection, formerly of Toronto