Lot 994 (Antiques & Fine Art, 11th April 2018)
Petrus Van Schendel (1806 - 1870), oil on panel - The Night Market by lamplight, signed, 78cm x 61.5cm, in period gilt gesso frame. Provenance: Purchased Christie Manson & Woods Ltd. Spencer House, 27 St. James Place, London, Nov. 11th 1949, lot 87, for 40 guineas, thence by family descent. N.B. We are grateful for the assistance of Van Schendel scholar Jan De Meere who has confirmed the attribution of this lot from photographs; he notes that his work may date to 1865 and relates to a larger dated composition of the same subject illustrated in his book Petrus Van Schendel, Ein leven tussen licht en donker p. 197, plate 331
Sold for £20,000
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