06 juin 2010
Cornelis Norbertus Gijsbrechts (Antwerp, active 1659 - after 1683) Trompe l'oeil of an open cupboard. photo Sotheby's oil on canvas, signed and dated on the etching at center: C.N. Gijsbrechts Aº 1665, 33 1/2 by 29 1/2 in.; 85.1 by 74.9 cm. Est. 120,000—180,000 USD Lot Sold 104,500 USD PROVENANCE: With Hanover Gallery, London, by 1950;With F. Frank, London, by 1951;Marcus, Paris, before 1964;Probably with Duits Gallery, London;Oscar and Maria Salzer, Los Angeles;By whom given to the Fresno Metropolitan Museum of Art and... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2009
Edwaert Collier (Breda active befoire 1663 - 1708 Leident (?)), A vanitas still life with a skull surmounting a crown, books, ..
Edwaert Collier (Breda active befoire 1663 - 1708 Leident (?)), A vanitas still life with a skull surmounting a crown, books, scrolls, an hour-glass, a violin and other musical instruments, all resting upon a stone ledge signed (strengthened) and dated at the base of the column upper centre: E Collier 1664. oil on canvas. 76.5 by 63.5 cm.; 30 1/8 by 25 in. Est. 10,000—15,000 GBP. Lot Sold 12,500 GBP NOTE: The composition is very similar to that in another vanitas still life, signed and dated 1693, which was sold in... [Lire la suite]