Dirck Langendijk

Lot Details

Lot 23
Dirck Langendijk
Dutch, 1748-1805
The Windmill "Spaarne en Wind" on Fire, with a Crowd of Spectators
Signed D:Langendijk
on the verso
Brush in gray and black ink and gray wash, within brown ink framing lines
4 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches (10.7 x 17.2 cm)
This drawing records the spectacular fire in 1776 that destroyed the "Sparne en Wind" windmill, which stood on the Zuider-Buiten Spaarne River near Haarlem. Several other artists have depicted this windmill, which was a familiar sight near the town.

Estimate: $600 - $900
Sold for $1,125 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

In good condition. The sheet mounted at its edges in a passpartout mat.

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Estimate: $600 - $900
Sold for $1,125 (includes buyer's premium)

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