"Christ in Emmaus" is a rare and very beautiful Old Master pen and wash watercolor, made by Johan van Haensbergen, born Utrecht, The Netherlands, 1642; died in The Hague, The Netherlands, 1705. This scene depicts the story of Jesus when he appeared , after his death and resurrection, before two of his disciples on the road to Emmaus, a town mentioned in the Gospel of Luke. Johan van Haensberger was famous for his mythological and religious paintings, as well as for landscapes with animals. He was a student of Cornelis Poelenberg. van Haensbergen is represented in the following museum collections:  Amsterdam, Augsbourg, Berlin, Epinal, Haarlem, The Hague, Milan, St. Petersburg (Hermitage), Stuttgardt, and Utrecht. His bibliography can be found in Thiemen-Becker and Benezit dictionaries.

This watecolor was in the collection of W. Sharpe (Lugt 2650) and "vent 1878" (see photo). 

Provenance: the watercolor was in the collection of the Bob Jones Museum in Greenville, S.C.

DIMENSIONS:  height: 15 1/8" (38.4 cm)

                         width: 9.75" (24.8 cm)

CONDITION: very good; its original frame is intact.

SHIPPING: all items will be carefully packaged to avoid damage during transit. Most items will be shipped via USPS priority mail; heavy and/or very large items will be shipped by FEDEX.

"Christ in Emmaus", Johan van Haensbergen, Dutch, pen & wash watercolor

$2,500.00Price
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