May 24, 2010

A BEAUTIFUL HAARLEM STREET SCENE

The Painting:

A Haarlem Street Scene. c. 1660s. Oil on Canvas, 76 x 65cm. in-frame; 58 x 45 cm. out-of frame. Old attribution on verso of frame to Job Adriaensz Berckh-Heyde; i.e. Gerrit Adriaensz. Berckheyde (Haarlem 1638-1698) Indistinct signature and date (?) to lower left under wheel, possibly 1669. Overall a beautiful, well executed, and light-filled scene.

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