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Coen Greive artwork • painting • previously for saleA view of the Damrak, with 'Paleis op de Dam' in the distance

Greive J.C.  | Johan Conrad 'Coen' Greive, A view of the Damrak, with 'Paleis op de Dam' in the distance, oil on canvas 39.5 x 66.5 cm, signed l.r.

Coen Greive

A view of the Damrak, with 'Paleis op de Dam' in the distance
oil on canvas 39.5 x 66.5 cm, signed l.r.

This framed painting was previously for sale.

Provenance: P.A. Scheen kunsthandel, Den Haag, ca jaren '60; veiling Mak van Waay, Amsterdam, 18 februari 1974, lotnr. 13 (met afb. in kleur).
Literature: P.A. Scheen, 'Lexicon Nederlandse Beeldende Kunstenaars 1750-1950', Den Haag 1970, afb.nr. 297; Jan Greive, 'Johan Conrad Greive (1837-1891). Gewoon een vakman', Schiedam 2013, pag. 192, afb. 267 (in kleur).

The Amsterdammer Coen Greive became best known as a painter of marines and Amsterdam cityscapes. Born in an artistic family, he received lessons from his uncle P.F. Greive from a young age and then the cityscape painter Cornelis Springer. He loved the water, and as a 20-year-old boy he is already painting on the banks of the IJ and in Zeeland. When he is 23 years old, Greive sells his first painting to the collector Fodor. In addition, he produced topographical prints commissioned by the then famous art dealer Frans Buffa.


Coen Greive | A smal shipyard river along the river at dusk, oil on panel, 25.5 x 42.5 cm, signed l.r.

Coen Greive

painting • for sale

A smal shipyard river along the river at dusk

Coen Greive | Barges near Uitdam, the tower of Ransdorp in the distance, oil on canvas, 55.8 x 85.5 cm, signed l.l.

Coen Greive

painting • for sale

Barges near Uitdam, the tower of Ransdorp in the distance


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