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Sales with many Faces – May 19th – 23nd 2016

Art Europe auction weekend with Decorative Arts and Jewellery, Old Masters Paintingsand Drawings and 19th Century Paintings


Following the successful launch of Art Europe’s first sale in December 2015 Art Europe anticipates the new season’s firstinternational auction weekend in May 2016.

The collection of Old Master Paintings, Drawings and 19th Century Paintings, including a few early modern pictures, shall beexhibited and sold on Monday 23rd May 2016 in RAI Amtrium in Amsterdam, the city so abundantly depicted in many lots inthis sale. These works give an overview of over three hundred years of art history many of which reflect the rich Dutchheritage. From the colorful still lives of the Golden Age to the charming landscapes of Dutch Romanticism and the tonalbeauty of the Hague School works. The weekend will be rounded off with the selection of paintings by Mesdag, Moret,Klinkenberg, Koekoek, Henriette Ronner-Knip and Schelfhout.

The auction weekend starts on Sunday 22nd May with a selection of fine furniture such as a William and Mary walnut andfruitwood ebonised and marquetry cabinet on stand, sculpture, porcelain, silver, clocks, and, last but not least, jewellery andwatches of brands such as Cartier, Van Cleef and Arpels, Bulgari, Rolex and Piaget.



Lot 103 Hendrik Willem Mesdag (Dutch 1831-1915)

Signaling the Boats, Scheveningen

Est. EUR 150.000-200.000


Lot 55 Andreas Schelfhout (Dutch 1787-1870)

Skaters on a Frozen River, near a Mill and a Donjon

Estimate EUR 125.000-145.000


Lots 59-60-61 Three town views by Johannes Christiaan Karel Klinkenberg

The Hague painter Johannes Christiaan Klinkenberg acquired great fame with his sunny town views. Although hecontinued a tradition that was established by Cornelis Springer, Willem Koekoek and Adrianus Eversen, his own highlyindividual, bright palette and well-balanced compositions bring a great originality to his work.


Lot 59 Johan Christiaan Karel Klinkenberg (Dutch 1852-1924)

A winter View of the Singel with the Lutherse Kerk in Amsterdam

Est. EUR 30.000-40.000

Lot 60 Johan Christiaan Karel Klinkenberg (Dutch 1852-1924)
A View of the Leuvehaven with the Laurenskerk in the Distance, Rotterdam

Est. EUR 40.000-60.000


Lot 61 Johan Christiaan Karel Klinkenberg (Dutch 1852-1924)

A View of ‘Het grote Kerkplein’ in Dordrecht

Est. EUR 9.000-12.000

Lot 67 Attributed to Nicolaas Struyck (Dutch active 1699-1719)

Two Butterflies and Three Moths, including a Nocturnal Blue-Coloured Hawk Moth

Est. EUR 1.000-1.500


Lot 72 Willem Koekoek (Dutch 1839-1895)

A View of Gouda with the Townhall

Est. EUR 90.000-120.000

Lot 94 Hendrik Willlebrord Jansen (Dutch 1855-1908)

View of Amsterdam: the Oude Kerk

Est. EUR 30.000-40.000



Lot 74 A Flemish engraved gilt Brass and Gilt Metal Thread mounted cut silk velvet covered casket. (Antwerp, late 16th -early 17th century)

Est. EUR 6.000-8.000


Lot 87 A William and Mary Walnut, Fruitwood, ebonised and marquetry cabinet on stand. (Late 17th century)

Est. EUR 35.000-45.000



Lot 128 Cartier, an 18k French three colour gold “Tubogaz” retro bracelet

Paris, circa 1940 Model Cipullo

Est. EUR 24.000-28.000


Lot 239 Cartier, an 18k white gold, diamond and enamel Art Deco bracelet.

Est. EUR 32.000-35.000



Thursday 19th, Friday 20th May from 11.00am – 10.00pm

Saturday 21st May  from 10.00am-17.00pm

Sunday 22nd May from 10:00-17:00 one can visit the paintings and drawings of the Monday 23rd Sale.

On view will also be a selection of the highlights of the June 12 sale with Modern Contemporary Design and Photographyworks.


Address: Amtrium RAI Amsterdam, Europalaan 22, 1078 GZ Amsterdam

More info such as the e-catalogue is visible on



Art Europe Auctions (AEA), established in 2015, is a new type of auction house with a flexible way of managing operationsonline and throughout various changing locations in Europe. Every auction should have its own story to tell. The internationallyoriented expertise of AEA encompasses disciplines such as European paintings (Old Masters, 19th Century, early 20thCentury) modern and contemporary art, photography, design, jewelry and watches, fashion, wine and Asian Art. TheNetherlands is where it all begins, but their alliances and partnerships extend throughout all of Europe. From 2016 onwardsthis new auction house will organize circa six sales a year.

Art Europe Auctions, located at KNSM-laan in Amsterdam, is an initiative of former Sotheby’s Managing Director, Peter-PaulGuthman (1970). Together with finance expert Roderick Preys (1969), Guthman runs a team of young, highly educatedemployees, strengthened by experienced  specialists and art consultants from around Europe. With her dynamic team, hertechnological know-how and her varying locations for auctions, AEA is able to work cost efficiently and customer oriented; thistranslates into favorable premium rates for sellers and for buyers.



Press is welcome during the launch viewing on Thursday the 19th in Amtrium. Open from 11:00 am until 10:00pm.

Please register via Esther van Doorne:


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