Henri Goovaerts

Woman with spinning distaff

Woman with spinning distaff
Dating presumably July 1891
Material / technique oil on canvas
Dimensions 45 x 35 cm
Exhibitions Maastricht 1894 (November 25 - December 9), 'Goovaerts', presumably cat. no. 18 or 28 (Woman spinning - Capri)
Provenance 2000 Purchase from Art dealer Au Beguinage, Maastricht by present owner
Current residence Private property Norway
Signature b.l. in paint: HriG
Remarks The correspondence between Henri Goovaerts and his teachers at the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam shows that Goovaerts was in Capri in July 1891 (reference: the archive of the Rijksakademie Amsterdam, Rijksarchief voor Noord-Holland (Haarlem), file 239).
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