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Lot 1147: CORNELIS STOOTER, COASTAL LANDSCAPE WITH FISHMONGERS AND STORMY SEA, oil on panel, 46 x 64.5 cmPlatinum House
November 17, 2012
Cologne, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Cornelis Stooter, active in 1620 in Leiden and in 1648 the deacon of the guild there, was probably a pupil of Jan Porcellis´. The depiction of the figures and the stormy sea in the background is characteristic for his seascapes. The stormy sea contrasts with the calm at the shore. The church on the left symbolises the inner peace to be found through Christianity. (For a similar composition in the Willem Russell Collection, Amsterdam, cf. L. Bol: Die holländische Marinemalerei des 17. Jahrhunderts. Braunschweig 1973, p. 112).
Drs. C. J. J. Vogelaar, Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden, 28.7.2011.
VAT: Margin Scheme
Dimensions: 46 x 64.5 cm
Artist or Maker: CORNELIS STOOTER
Exhibited: COASTAL LANDSCAPE WITH FISHMONGERS AND STORMY SEA
Medium: oil on panel