Lot 1013

Johan-Barthold Jongkind,
1819 - 1891
EVENING VOICE ON SILENT SEA

Oil on wood.
14.5 x 22.5 cm.
Signed "Jongkind" at lower right and dated "1851".
In decorative frame.

Under high evening sky some sailing boats on the calm sea. In the foreground on the right a narrow piece of shore projecting into the sea and on which a shining street lamp is fixed, to which a ladder leads. Behind it two fishermen with their nets. The yellowish light of the lamp is reflected romantically in the water. On the left side of the picture several boats, which also have a yellow light on board, which is reflected in the lake. Monochrome painting in predominantly grey-blue and yellow colours. Minor scratches, damage to the frame. (12410819) (1) (18)