Jacob Henricus Maris (1837-1899), Dutch
HORSE PULLING A BOAT, CIRCA 1895
Oil on panel; signed "J. Maris" lower right, titled and dated Circa 1895 to exhibition label verso
12.2 x 10 in — 31 x 25.5 cm
The catalogue reads: 'J. Maris painted several variations of a rider in the landscape. For example:, a painting (99.1 x 127.0 cm) recorded in van Wisselingh exhibition, 1899, No. 67, or another in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Cat. 1934, No. 15195.
A very close version of this lot, is entitled "The Towpath" (Thomson, 1907, illustrated J14, from the collection of the Rt. Hon. Sir John Day)'
Martha H. Hurdalek, Exhibition catalogue: Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto: "The Hague School: Collecting in Canada at the Turn of the Century", May 7 - June 26, 1983, Cat. No. 22, p. 40, illustrated
Former collection of P.F.L. Verschoor; Collection of E.J. van Wisselingh and Co., Amsterdam, No. 4984;
Miss Kate E. Taylor, Toronto, purchased in 1926;
Sold Waddington's, Toronto, 1975;
From whom purchased by the present Private Collection, Markham, ON
London, England, at the French Gallery, 1910, Cat. No. 32, illustrated as "The Towing Path";
The 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. 22, p. 40, illustrated, as 'Horse Pulling a Boat, circa 1985' while with the same Private Collection, formerly of Toronto