Bukowskis, Stockholm, December 4, 2001, Lot 65;
Private New England Collection
Le Trianon Fine Art & Antiques
Alexander Avenard Collection
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We have built up a strong reputation for the quality of the paintings, drawings and sculpture that we curate, exhibit and sell. Our professional associations with bodies such as The British Antique Dealers’ Association (BADA) and the Association of Art & Antique Dealers (LAPADA) are as a result of our reputation for integrity, our wide knowledge of fine arts and the high quality of our stock. Our business standards and expertise are reviewed regularly to adhere vigorously to enforced Codes. Our memberships and commitment to its Code of Conducts gives our buyers confidence when purchasing a work from us.
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We offer the following services which we will be happy to discuss with you following your purchase, alternatively, you can enquire for more information.
We offer insurance appraisals to protect your prised artwork and help you find the right cover and policy for you.
We are able to advise on framing and have access to every type and style to suit any artistic period or room setting.
The nature of the materials involved in a painting mean that on occasion some pieces are susceptible to movement and the effects of natural ageing. We are able to provide advice on practical measures to conserve the original condition of a piece and have relationships with restorers and framers to offer you a range of services to meet your needs.
Wilhelm von Gegerfelt, also Vilhelm von Gegerfelt, was a Swedish landscape and maritime painter. He was born in Gothenburg, the son the architect Victor von Gegerfelt (1817-1915). From 1861 to 1863, he studied at the Royal Danish Academy, then at the Royal Swedish Academy from 1864 to 1867, and thereafter in Düsseldorf until 1872.
After these extensive studies, he went to Paris where he developed a new technique joining Alfred Wahlberg (1834-1906) as one of the first Swedes to represent the Modern Breakthrough in Nordic art. He travelled to the north coast of France, to Italy and to England, painting landscapes of Venice’s lagoons and the English chalk cliffs, in addition to scenes of summer evenings in Sweden.
Gegerfelt exhibited in Monaco from 1883 and won a silver medal at the Vienna exhibition the same year. In Paris, he sold his paintings to the Duke of Bassano as well as to Goupil and Cie. Gegerfelt spent his later life in the fishing village of Torekov in the south of Sweden.
His works can be seen in the National Museum in Stockholm, in the Gothenburg Museum of Art and in Skagens Museum.