Lot 127: Kruseman (Cornelis), The artist Nicolaas Pieneman (1809-1860) standing at a table.
November 15, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Kruseman (Cornelis, 1797-1857), The artist Nicolaas Pieneman (1809-1860) standing at a table, graphite on laid paper from a ledger book, with framing lines, inscribed 'Se ipse' and 'C. Kruseman' on backing sheet, further inscribed 'N. Pineman' verso, with Dirk Christiaan Meijer, Jr.'s printed collector's label on backing sheet lower right, sheet: 307 x 190 mm., unframed Provenance: Dirk Christian Meijer, Jr., [Lugt 1811]; Probably his sale, 17th to 22nd March 1910; Iohan Quirijn van Regteren Altena (his posthumous sale stamp verso) [L. 4617]; By descent to his wife, Augusta Louisa Wilhelmina van Regteren Altena, neé van Royen, until 2006; Thence by family descent until 2014 Literature: H. van Hall, Portraits of Dutch painters and other artists of the Low Countries, 1963, p. 175, Kruseman no. 5 (described as a self-portrait)
Notes: Category: Old Master Prints and Drawings