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Lot 122: Wonderful watercolour by Jan Sluijters

Est: €15,000 EUR - €20,000 EURPassed
Adams Amsterdam AuctionsDecember 03, 2018Amsterdam, Netherlands

Item Overview

Description

- SLUIJTERS, Jan (Dutch 1881 - 1957). Portrait of Jeanne van der Vuurst de Vries-Godin, 1914. Watercolour, chalk and pencil on paper, signed with initials 'JS' in pencil (lower left), inscribed with numbers in pencil along the upper edge; framed under passe-partout behind glass. Unexamined out of the frame, two very small areas of inpaint (upper left and upper centre resp.), else apparently in very good condition.

Dimensions

Image size 50.5 x 26.5 cm., frame size 78 x 53.5 cm.

Exhibited

Having painted many commissioned, primarily female, portraits, Jan Sluijters is mainly known as a society painter. Jeanne Wilhelmina Catherina Godin (1876 - 1965) was a friend and a pupil of Jan Sluijters. At the time of the portrait she was married to doctor Jacob van der Vuurst de Vries from Utrecht. This is a study for the oil painting 'Mevrouw J. van der Vuurst de Vries-Godin', 1914 in the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, which is substantially less powerful than the work presented here. We came across many other studies for the same painting, in private and public collections such as Teylers, but the work presented here stands out head and shoulders above the others, even including the oil painting.

Provenance

Private collection; Kunstgalerij Albricht, Oosterbeek, 1990

Notes

Having painted many commissioned, primarily female, portraits, Jan Sluijters is mainly known as a society painter. Jeanne Wilhelmina Catherina Godin (1876 - 1965) was a friend and a pupil of Jan Sluijters. At the time of the portrait she was married to doctor Jacob van der Vuurst de Vries from Utrecht. This is a study for the oil painting 'Mevrouw J. van der Vuurst de Vries-Godin', 1914 in the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, which is substantially less powerful than the work presented here. We came across many other studies for the same painting, in private and public collections such as Teylers, but the work presented here stands out head and shoulders above the others, even including the oil painting.

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Auction Details

NRC 10 - Fine Art

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December 03, 2018, 06:30 PM CET

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