06 juin 2010

French School, 17th Century, Vanitas still life with a whisk broom, an hourglass, a burning candle, playing cards, dice, ...

French School, 17th Century, Vanitas still life with a whisk broom, an hourglass, a burning candle, playing cards, dice, an open letter and other objects. photo Sotheby's oil on canvas, 29 3/4 by 22 1/4 in.; 75.6 by 56.5 cm. Inscribed on the letter: Omnia Vana and on the upturned playing card: Jean Hemav. Est. 40,000—60,000 USD Lot Sold 68,500 USD PROVENANCE: Oscar and Maria Salzer, Los Angeles;By whom given to the Fresno Metropolitan Museum of Art and Science,1983 (Acc. FMM 82.32). EXHIBITED: Los Angeles, Fisher... [Lire la suite]
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06 juin 2010

Five Trompe l'Oeil from the Oscar and Maria Salzer Collection

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]