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Albertus van Beest artwork • painting • previously for sale A Dutch 'boeier' on a choppy sea

Beest A. van | Albertus van Beest, A Dutch 'boeier' on a choppy sea, oil on panel 14.8 x 20.7 cm, signed l.l.

Albertus van Beest

A Dutch 'boeier' on a choppy sea
oil on panel 14.8 x 20.7 cm, signed l.l.

This painting was previously for sale.

Provenance: part. bezit Duitsland.
Literature: Inge Bobbink e.a., ‘Wild van water: De kunst van genieten’, Zwolle 2016, afb. pag. 125 (in kleur).
Exhibited: Enkhuizen, Zuiderzeemuseum, ‘Wild van water: De kunst van genieten’, 26 mei t/m 6 augustus 2016

Albertus van Beest mainly painted seascapes, and was probably a student of J.H. van de Laar and the marine painter Louis Meijer. From a young age, the painter was strongly attracted to the life of a sailor. In 1843 he made a voyage on the naval ship the 'Rhine' to the Mediterranean with Prince Hendrik, brother of King Willem III. In addition to being a painter, Van Beest was a virtuoso and productive draftsman. In older age he left for America, where he lived and worked until his death.


Albertus van Beest | A boyer entering a harbour in stormy weather, oil on panel, 23.5 x 33.6 cm, signed l.r.

Albertus van Beest

painting • for sale

A boyer entering a harbour in stormy weather


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