Breitner, G.H. | Demolition of the fair in Rotterdam

George Hendrik Breitner

Dutch, Rotterdam 1857 – 1923 Amsterdam

Demolition of the fair in Rotterdam

Watercolour on paper 31.9 x 49.3 cm

Signed lower right ‘GH Breitner’
To be dated ca. 1883

Please find a sketch of the same subject in the collection of the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, stock Nr. RP-T-1924-30-33, entitled “Afbraak van de kermis op het terrein van de veemarkt te Rotterdam”, George Hendrik Breitner, 1881 – 1883”


Collection Dirk A. Nieuwenhuyzen, Utrecht, 1901
Collection J.M.P. Glerum, Amsterdam, 1901-1930
Collection Mrs A.C.G. Glerum-Rincker
Sale S.J. Mak van Waay, Amsterdam, 22 March 1949, lot 138
Kunsthandel A. Schlüter, Amsterdam
Kunsthandel Borzo, ’s-Hertogenbosch, 1990
Private collection, The Netherlands

Amsterdam, Arti et Amicitiae, Tentoonstelling G.H. Breitner, November 1901 – January 1902, 122
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Tentoonstelling van Nederlandsche Beeldende Kunsten. Reegeringsjubileum 1898 – 1923, 1923, 477
The Hague, Gemeentemuseum, Breitner Tentoonstelling, 10 November – 9 December 1928, 43 as ‘afbraak kermis’
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Breitner en Amsterdam, Oktober – November 1947, 154
The Hague, Gemeentemuseum, G.H. Breitner, 1857-1923, 23 December 1947 – 19 January 1948, 3
Antwerp, Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, G.H. Breitner: 1857-1923, 15 November – 14 December  1947, 105
Liege, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Liège, Exposition rétrospective G.H. Breitner: 1857-1923, 21 Februari – 21 March 1948, 51

P.H. Hefting, G.H. Breitner in zijn Haagse tijd, Utrecht 1970

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