Het Vreeburg bij regenweer met zaterdagmiddagmarkt en fruitmarkthal

Het Vreeburg bij regenweer met zaterdagmiddagmarkt en fruitmarkthal

<p style="margin:0cm;line-height:normal;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri, sans-serif;"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-family:Arial, sans-serif;">At the end of the 19th century, many of Utrecht&rsquo;s residents still bought their daily groceries at the market. To improve hygienic conditions, in 1894 a large new fruit hall was built on Vredenburg. The produce could be easily delivered by boat via the canal. The impressive hall with its industrial architecture was a symbol of the changing city. The hall was demolished in 1919 for the construction of the Jaarbeurs.</span></p><p style="margin:0cm;line-height:normal;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri, sans-serif;"><br /></p>

At the end of the 19th century, many of Utrecht’s residents still bought their daily groceries at the market. To improve hygienic conditions, in 1894 a large new fruit hall was built on Vredenburg. The produce could be easily delivered by boat via the canal. The impressive hall with its industrial architecture was a symbol of the changing city. The hall was demolished in 1919 for the construction of the Jaarbeurs.


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Title

Het Vreeburg bij regenweer met zaterdagmiddagmarkt en fruitmarkthal

Artist

Coenraad van Velzel (Amsterdam 1878 - 1969 Den Haag)

Dating

1906

Material and technique

olieverf op paneel

Object number

13073

Object type

schilderij

Acquisition

aankoop 1960

Dimensions

hoogte 39.5 cm

breedte 30 cm

hoogte (met lijst) 57.5 cm

breedte (met lijst) 44.5 cm

Inscriptions and markings

  • signatuur, datering en opschrift l.o. (met verf): C. v. VELZEL // 1906 // UTRECHT (C. v. VELZEL onderstreept)

What

handel (markten) (Utrecht) (sociaal-economisch)

When

Moderne tijd 1795-heden

More of the same motif

topografie, Utrecht (stad), Utrecht, Vredenburg

Documentation

  • Keuze uit tien jaar aanwinsten 1951-1961, [inleid. Maria Elisabeth Houtzager], (Utrecht, 1961), cat. nr. 101

  • Schilderijen uit eigen bezit na 1850, (Utrecht, 1971), cat. nr. 402

  • Utrecht op schilderijen : zes eeuwen topografische voorstellingen van de stad Utrecht, Jos de Meyere, (Utrecht, 1988), pp. 124-125, met afb.

Exhibitions

  • De gezonde stad , Centraal Museum, Utrecht, 2022

  • Markten in Utrecht, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, 2001

  • Utrecht op schilderijen, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, 1988

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https://hdl.handle.net/21.12130/collect.3DEFB299-EDBD-4913-A4A4-51F00FF2B254

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