Lot Archive


№ 881


31 May 1995

Hammer Price:

1926. NETHERLANDS. Flooding at Edam, a lead plaque by J. Bosma and L. Raemaekers, figures on dyke fleeing flood-waters, others in boats being pulled to safety, WATERSNOOD 1926, reverse legend over a background of sun rays and sea waves, 71 x 64mm. Softly executed but of lively style, very fine, rare (£25-35)

A poignant topic in these times of global warming and the ever-present threat of further floods and devastation in the Low Countries.