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Willem Roelofs artwork • painting • for sale Two windmills in the Stolwijk polder (near Gouda)

Roelofs W.  | Willem Roelofs | Paintings offered for sale | Two windmills in the Stolwijk polder (near Gouda), oil on panel 14.8 x 24.0 cm, signed l.l. and painted ca. 1872-1875
Roelofs W.  | Willem Roelofs | Paintings offered for sale | Two windmills in the Stolwijk polder (near Gouda), oil on panel 14.8 x 24.0 cm, signed l.l. and painted ca. 1872-1875

Willem Roelofs

Two windmills in the Stolwijk polder (near Gouda)
oil on panel 14.8 x 24.0 cm, signed l.l. and painted ca. 1872-1875

This painting is for sale.

Price: € 59,000

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    Provenance: veiling Frederik Muller & Co., Amsterdam, 15, 18 en 21 april 1947, lotnr. 607; coll. B. de Geus van den Heuvel, Nieuwersluis; veiling Sotheby Mak van Waay, Amsterdam, 'The. B. de Geus van den Heuvel collection', maart 1976, lotnr. 319, afb. pag. 183; coll. Jhr. Louis C. de Villeneuve, Den Haag.
    Literature: tent.cat. 'Ons Element', Dordrecht, Dordrechts Museum/Schiedam, Stedelijk Museum, 1951, cat.nr.48; tent.cat. Laren, Singer Museum, 'Meesters van de Haagse School en enige tijdgenoten', 1957, cat.nr. 227; tent.cat. Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, 'Van Romantiek tot Amsterdamse School. Schilderijen uit de collectie B. de Geus van den Heuvel', 1958, cat.nr. C 16; Pieter A. Scheen, 'Lexicon Nederlandse beeldende kunstenaars 1750-1880', 's-Gravenhage 1981, afb. 437 (in kleur); tent. cat. Amersfoort, Museum Flehite, ‘Naar de natuur. Mondriaan en de Haagse School’, 2022, afb. in kleur pag. 12-13.
    Exhibited: 'Ons Element', Dordrecht, Dordrechts Museum, 23 juni-2 sept. 1951/Schiedam, Stedelijk Museum, 1952/1953; Laren, Singer Museum, 'Meesters van de Haagse School en enige tijdgenoten', 12 mei-15 juli 1957; Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, 'Van Romantiek tot Amsterdamse School. Schilderijen uit de collectie B. de Geus van den Heuvel', 7 juli-29 sept. 1958; Amersfoort, Museum Flehite, 'Naar de natuur. Mondriaan en de Haagse School', 8 okt. 2022-29 jan. 2023.

    Willem Roelofs is regarded as the major forerunner of the Hague School. He painted woodland scenes and extensive landscapes in which he unerringly conveys the openness and flatness of the Dutch polder land with its dykes and cattle under a cloudy sky. Influenced by the French School of Barbizon, he often took himself off to paint directly from nature. In so doing, he was able to capture in a single free brushstroke the constantly changing effect of light and shadow on the landscape. For the greater part of his life he lived in Brussels, but often returned to the Netherlands to paint and gain inspiration.


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