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Artist: George-Gillis Haanen (Dutch, 1807 - 1876/81?)
Title: 'A Winter day at Ouderkerk at The Amstel‘'
Size: 33 x 68 cm (12,9 x 26,7 inch)
Signed: lower left; dated 1873 and at the back the painter wrote the place   

Material: Oil on panel
Inventory no.: GH011

Price: € 14.000,-

George-Gillis was born in Utrecht in 1807 as the son and pupil of Casparis Haanen, who also was a painter. He was a member of the’ Academy of Fine Arts’ in Amsterdam in 1835.

George-Gillis even worked with J.W.Bilders. They send a painting, called ´Landscape at sunrise´ to an exhibition of Pictura in Groningen.

The painter remained several years in Mainz and Frankfurt am Rhein, moved to Antwerp in 1845 and in 1848 to Vienna, from 1854-1860 in Cologne and in 1866 he returned to Rotterdam.

In 1831 he became member of ´Arti Sacrum´ in Rotterdam and in 1835 member of the Royal Academy of Amsterdam.


He mostly painted landscapes, church interiors, city scenes , evening twilights and interiors at candle- and lamp light.


He also was a draughtsman and engraver and teacher of E.A.Haanen and H.W.van der Kellen.


Work of the painter one can find in the following museums;



Stedelijk Museum-Amsterdam,

Museum Boymans van Beuningen-Rotterdam,


Museum De Lakenhal-Leiden,

Centraal Museum-Utrecht and

Gemeente archief Utrecht.