Lot 278
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Autumn Auction: European Fine Art - 21 november 2018
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Willem Maris (1844-1910)

A shepherd with his flock behind the dunes near The Hague

signed 'Willem Maris.' (lower right) Painted circa 1876.

oil on canvas, 46x99 cm

Literature:
-J. Bergman and N. de Reus, ‘Willem Maris, impressionist van de Haagse School’, Zwolle 2012, p. 71, and ill. p. 72-73. Edition on the occasion of the exhibition in the Gemeentemuseum The Hague, 21 January-9 April 2012.

Provenance:
-With Cottier & Co., New York, 1880. -Collection Mr. Sidney Dillon, New York, his auction, Parke-Bernet, New York, 15 November 1929, lot 66.
-Auction, Sotheby's, London, 24 June 1981, lot 205.
-With Art Gallery Gérard, Wassenaar, 1987, where acquired by the present owner.

The present painting probably depicts the Segbroekpolder in The Hague (nowadays the Vogelwijk). At that time, 1876, Maris shared a studio with Anton Mauve in Kranenburg farm.

€ 12.000,00
€ 16.000,00

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