Street in Alkmaar

provenance

Bought directly from the painter by H. de Souza, Amsterdam, on August 19th, 1872, Dfl 200,-;
Leslie Smith Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands;
Private collection, Monaco;
Sotheby's Amsterdam, June 14, 2010, lot 32A.

literature

W. Laanstra, H.C. de Bruin en Dr. J.H.A. Ringeling, Cornelis Springer, Utrecht 1984, p. 177, cat. no. 72-10.

more about Cornelis Springer

Cornelis Springer

b. 25.05.1817
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

d. 18.02.1891
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Springer is considered the most renowned townview painter of the Dutch Romantic era. At the age of 17 he entered his first work in an exhibition, to be followed by about 120 other contributions to national and international art exhibitions. His work consists of carefully executed town views in which the figures are dwarfed by the presence of imposing Gothic structures, with transparent  . . .
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The Sint Sebastiaansdoelen in Hoorn, Holland

The Vijzelstraat in Enkhuizen

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