Koekkoek, Hermannus, the Younger (1836-1909; Dutch)
Land’s End
Oil on canvas, c. 56 x 106.7 cm
Presented by the artist, 1888; de-accessioned and sold at auction, 1950
Unidentified, present location unknown

The present painting is recorded as on loan to the Ballarat Gallery in 1894, and then to the Neerim South Mechanics’ Institute in 1913-14; it was eventually sold in 1950. For the artist, with references to other known works, and a reproduction of an example, see linked entry.

Neither this work nor * Koekkoek Unlading Fishing Smacks {1889} Loc? [PA] remain in the Melbourne collection.


AR 1888, p.38 (noting size as 22” x 42”); SB, p.312 (also noting Oct.1941 auction); NGV 1894, p.97 (IV.McArthur Gallery, no.69: as on loan to the Ballarat Gallery); NGV 1905, p.162 (IX.Pictures on loan to country galleries)

See also SLV/NGV Annual Report 1914, p.39 (Schedule IV: Loans by the Gallery during the year 1914: on loan to Neerim South)