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George Hendrik Breitner artwork • painting • previously for sale A horsecar on the Nieuwe Brug, Damrak

Breitner G.H.  | George Hendrik Breitner, A horsecar on the Nieuwe Brug, Damrak, oil on canvas 52.3 x 92.3 cm, signed l.l.

George Hendrik Breitner

A horsecar on the Nieuwe Brug, Damrak
oil on canvas 52.3 x 92.3 cm, signed l.l.

This painting was previously for sale.

Provenance: coll. Jarmila Kamerbeek-van Bommel; coll. Cees en Jarmila Kamerbeek, Amersfoort.
Literature: J. ten Kate, 'Breitner: schilder van het volk', Origine 2 (2003), afb. in kleur pag. 100; Afgebeeld in 'The Dutch Art Diary 2002'; Nelly de Zwaan, 'Nederland uit de kunst: 365 dagen kijken en lezen', Warnsveld 2005, 20 nov. (met afb. in kleur); Cees Kamerbeek, Jarmila Kamerbeek, Marjan de Man, Onno Maurer, 'Jongkind tot Van der Leck: de passie van een collectioneur. Collectie Kamerbeek', Amersfoort 2007, pag. 94, cat.nr. 24 (met afb. in kleur pag. 95).

G.H. Breitner is an important impressionist painter of Amsterdam’s city views, setting down the street life onto canvas with bold, sweeping brushstrokes. He settled in the capital in 1886. Breitner also painted figures, nudes and military subjects – he was fascinated by horses and their riders. He etched as well but was a major Impressionist chiefly in his watercolours.


George Hendrik Breitner | Alley in Rotterdam with laundress, watercolour on paper, 39.1 x 25.7 cm, signed l.l. and dated '80

George Hendrik Breitner

watercolour • drawing • for sale

Alley in Rotterdam with laundress, 1880

George Hendrik Breitner | Standing nude, charcoal on paper, 56.0 x 30.0 cm, signed l.r. with initials and drawn ca. 1900

George Hendrik Breitner

watercolour • drawing • for sale

Standing nude, ca. 1900


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