Batavier Lijn

about 1915
Bart Anthony van der Leck (Dutch, 1876–1958)


Sheet: 20.4 x 37 cm (8 1/16 x 14 9/16 in.) Framed (four sheets in one frame): 90 x 57 x 3.5 cm (35 7/16 x 22 7/16 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and ink over graphite with collage elements

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



Framed with 2011.302-304.


1914, commissioned by Helene Kröller-Müller (b. 1869 - d. 1939), Otterlo, the Netherlands. April 10, 1989, anonymous sale, Sotheby Mak van Waay, Amsterdam, lots 314 (The Unloading of the Ship) and 315 (The Passengers), sold to Justin G. Schiller and Dennis M. V. David, Kingston, NY; February 5, 2008, Schiller-David Collection sale, Sotheby's, Amsterdam, lot 245, bought in; December 10, 2009, Schiller-David sale, Heritage Auctions, Dallas, lot 74189, unsold; 2011, sold by Justin G. Schiller and Dennis M. V. David to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 22, 2011)

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund, Edwin E. Jack Fund, Helen and Alice Colburn Fund, Harriet Otis Cruft Fund, William E. Nickerson Fund


© 2011 Bart Van Der Leck / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / BEELDRECHT, The Netherlands