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Johan Barthold Jongkind artwork • watercolour • drawing • previously for sale The Rotterdam harbour, with the Zuiderkerk beyond

Jongkind J.B.  | Johan Barthold Jongkind, The Rotterdam harbour, with the Zuiderkerk beyond, watercolour on paper 23.5 x 29.5 cm, signed l.r. and dated '68

Johan Barthold Jongkind

The Rotterdam harbour, with the Zuiderkerk beyond
watercolour on paper 23.5 x 29.5 cm, signed l.r. and dated '68

This work on paper was previously for sale.

Provenance: Thomas Agnew & Sons, Londen; M. Knoedler & Co., New York; part. bezit Verenigde Staten.
Literature: P. van Beveren, W. van Sinderen, 'Panorama Rotterdam. Meesters aan de Maas 1820-1940', Schiedam 2001, afb. in kleur pag. 76
Exhibited: Rotterdam, Kunsthal, 'Panorama Rotterdam. Meesters aan de Maas 1820-1940', sept. 2001-jan. 2002 Najaarstentoonstelling 1997.

The Dutch born Jongkind spent most of his life in France, but regularly returned to the Netherlands for inspiration. Especially to Rotterdam, for his city and harbour views as well as his coastal and river landscapes of ships. His landscapes by moonlight were extraordinary. His spontaneous, free brushwork gave his paintings the immediacy of work by the Impressionists, yet they were all painted in his studio. His French contemporaries admired his work and generally saw him as one of the pioneers of Impressionism: Manet described him as the father of modern landscape painters.


Johan Barthold Jongkind | La Meuse et le Merwede devant Dortrecht (Hollande), effet de Soir, oil on canvas, 41.0 x 66.0 cm, signed l.r. and dated 1878

Johan Barthold Jongkind

painting • for sale

La Meuse et le Merwede devant Dortrecht (Hollande), effet de Soir, 1878

Johan Barthold Jongkind | The stagecoach, La Côte-Saint-André, black chalk and watercolour on paper, 10.3 x 16.7 cm, signed l.r. with the artist's stamp and dated 'La Côte St. André 10 nov 1885'

Johan Barthold Jongkind

watercolour • drawing • for sale

The stagecoach, La Côte-Saint-André, 1885-1885


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