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LOT 11

Lot 11

BERNARD DE HOOG (1867-1943), Dutch

BERNARD DE HOOG (1867-1943), Dutch
Lot 11 Details
BERNARD DE HOOG (1867-1943), Dutch


oil on canvas
signed lower right, titled to gallery label verso
29.25 ins x 23.4 ins; 74.3 cms x 59.4 cms

Estimate $3,000-$4,000

Realised: $2,400
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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BERNARD DE HOOG (1867-1943), Dutch
  • BERNARD DE HOOG (1867-1943), Dutch
  • BERNARD DE HOOG (1867-1943), Dutch
  • BERNARD DE HOOG (1867-1943), Dutch
  • BERNARD DE HOOG (1867-1943), Dutch

French Galleries, London, F.G. label verso;
Continental Galleries of Fine Art, Montreal label verso;
Prominent Collection, Montreal


This lot is in good condition. The painting was relined by Frank Worrall, Toronto, in 1947. Worrall's initials, mark and the date of restoration are inscribed on the relined canvas verso. The visual condition is very pleasing, the scene has beautiful internal light. It has a nice, old gilt frame.

Black light examination: old varnish covers most of the canvas. It has not been cleaned in some time. There is no overpaint visible under UV light. It may have had some heat crazing in the centre that was restored by Worrall in 1947. Overall, a great example by the artist in very nice condition.

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LOT 11

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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