10 février 2011

Jan Davidsz. De Heem (Utrecht 1606 - 1683/4 Antwerp), Still Life of a Pewter Tankard, Lemon, Oysters and Grapes

Jan Davidsz. De Heem (Utrecht 1606 - 1683/4 Antwerp), Still Life of a Pewter Tankard, Lemon, Oysters and Grapes. photo Sotheby's oil on canvas, 21 by 18 in.; 53.3 by 45.7 cm. Estimate 30,000—50,000 USD. Lot Sold 28,125 USD PROVENANCE: Possibly Elisabeth Murray, Countess of Dysart and John Maitland, 2nd Earl of Lauderdale, Ham House, London, by 1683;Thence by descent until 1948;Possibly with Ronald Lee, London, 1953 (perhaps sold by Lee as the agent for Sir Lyonel Tollemache 4th Bt. (1854-1962));With P. de Boer, Amsterdam,... [Lire la suite]
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29 janvier 2011

Giovanni Battista Ruoppolo (Naples 1629 - 1693), Still Life in a Landscape, with Grapes, Watermelons, Figs and Apples

Giovanni Battista Ruoppolo (Naples 1629 - 1693), Still Life in a Landscape, with Grapes, Watermelons, Figs and Apples. photo Sotheby's oil on canvas, 29 1/2 by 40 1/4 in.; 75 by 102 cm. - Estimate 100,000—150,000 USD. Lot Sold 134,500 USD PROVENANCE: Ferdinand I, King of the Two Sicilies;By whom given to an ancestor of the anonymous consignor inSale ('Collection T.L.'), Monaco, Sotheby's, 21 June 1991, lot 114 (a pair of paintings);There purchased by the present collector. NOTE: At the time of the 1991 sale in Monaco... [Lire la suite]
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29 janvier 2011

Balthasar van der Ast (Middlebug 1593/94 - 1657 Delft), Peaches, Plums, Oranges, Apples, Cherries, Grapes, Red Currants, ...

Balthasar van der Ast (Middlebug 1593/94 - 1657 Delft), Peaches, Plums, Oranges, Apples, Cherries, Grapes, Red Currants, Black Currants, Crab Apples and Other Fruit in a Pewter Vase, with a Red Admiral, a Dragonfly and Other Insects, with Grapes and Other Fruit, Seashells, a Lizard, a Caterpillar and a Wasp on a Ledge. photo Sotheby's signed lower right: B Van der Ast, oil on panel, 23 11/16 by 33 3/4 in.; 60.2 by 85.7 cm. Estimate 800,000—1,200,000 USD. Lot Sold 818,500 USD PROVENANCE: Anonymous Sale ("The Property of... [Lire la suite]
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29 janvier 2011

Maria van Oosterwijck (Nootdorp 1630 - 1693 Uitdam), Still Life of Roses, Carnations, Marigolds and Other Flowers with a Sunflow

Maria van Oosterwijck (Nootdorp 1630 - 1693 Uitdam), Still Life of Roses, Carnations, Marigolds and Other Flowers with a Sunflower and Striped Grass, in a Glass Vase with a Knife and String upon a Marble Ledge. photo Sotheby's signed and dated on the ledge lower left: MARIA VAN OOSTERWYCK f. 1680; 38 by 30 in.; 97 by 77 cm. Estimate 600,000—900,000 USD. Lot Sold 1,426,500 USD PROVENANCE: The Wolf collection, Kassel;Friedrich Frey Fürst (1862-1944);Thence by decent to his son, Fritz Frey;By whom sold ('The Property of Fritz... [Lire la suite]
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27 janvier 2011

Isaak Soreau (Frankfurt-Am-Main 1604 - in or after 1645), A Still Life with Strawberries in a Wan-li Porcelain Bowl, ...

Isaak Soreau (Frankfurt-Am-Main 1604 - in or after 1645), A Still Life with Strawberries in a Wan-li Porcelain Bowl, a Bunch of Grapes, a Glass Vase with Columbines and Eglantine, a Silver Spoon, An Inlaid Knife and a half Peach with a Fly and Dragon Fly on a Wooden Table Top. photo courtesy Sotheby's oil on panel, 11 by 15 3/8 in.; 27.9 by 39.1 cm. Estimate 250,000—350,000 USD. Lot Sold 302,500 USD PROVENANCE: Anonymous Sale, Clermont-Ferrand, France, Claude Aguttes & Vernard Vassy, 30 June 1993, lot 2;With Galerie de... [Lire la suite]
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27 janvier 2011

Pseudo-Roestraeten (ACTIVE CIRCA 1675 - 1725), A Vanitas Still Life of a Goblet, a Wine Vessel, a Yixing Stoneware Teapot, Books

Pseudo-Roestraeten (ACTIVE CIRCA 1675 - 1725), A Vanitas Still Life of a Goblet, a Wine Vessel, a Yixing Stoneware Teapot, Books, an Hourglass, Letters and a Globe on a Carpeted Table. photo courtesy Sotheby's oil on canvas, unframed; 44 1/2 by 37 1/4 in.; 113 by 94.6 cm. Estimate 25,000—35,000 USD. Lot Sold 80,500 USD PROVENANCE: Anonymous sale, New York, Christie's, 7 October 1993, lot 92 (as Attributed to Pieter Gerritsz. van Roestraeten);There purchased by the present collector. NOTE; The Pseudo-Roestraeten is the... [Lire la suite]
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23 janvier 2011

Laurens Craen (active circa 1643-1664), A lobster, apricots and plums in a wan-li kraak porcelain bowl with a wine glass, an ewe

Laurens Craen (active circa 1643-1664), A lobster, apricots and plums in a wan-li kraak porcelain bowl with a wine glass, an ewer and vine leaves on a partly draped table. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 signed and dated 'Laurens Craen.f Ao. 1657' (lower left), oil on panel, 21 x 23 3/8 in. (53.5 x 59.5 cm.) - Estimate $150,000 - $250,000 Provenance: D.C. Thomson; Christie's, London, 21 December 1928, lot 105 (80 gns. to W. Sabin).Anonymous sale; Drouot (Rieunier-Bailly-Pommery), Paris, 8 June 1998, lot 29, as 'dated... [Lire la suite]
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23 janvier 2011

Isaac Soreau (active Hanau 1620-1638), Carnations, tulips and other flowers in a glass vase with peaches, grapes and plums...

Isaac Soreau (active Hanau 1620-1638), Carnations, tulips and other flowers in a glass vase with peaches, grapes and plums in a basket on a ledge with cherries, a butterfly and a beetle. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 oil on panel, 19½ x 25¼ in. (49.5 x 64 cm.), stamped on the reverse with the coat-of-arms of the city of Antwerp and the maker's mark of Guilliam Gabron (active Antwerp 1609-1662) - Estimate $700,000 - $1,000,000 Provenance: L.W. sale, Fiévez, Brussels, 18 December 1928, lot 13, as 'Ambrosius Breughel',... [Lire la suite]
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23 janvier 2011

Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder (Antwerp 1573-1621 The Hague)? Tulips, roses, a bluebell, Narcissus tortuosis, forget-me-nots,...

Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder (Antwerp 1573-1621 The Hague)? Tulips, roses, a bluebell, Narcissus tortuosis, forget-me-nots, lily of the valley and cyclamen in a flask, on a ledge with a caterpillar, butterfly and dragonfly. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 oil on copper. 7½ x 5 2/3 in. (19 x 14.5 cm.) - Estimate $800,000 - $1,200,000 Provenance: with Gallery P. de Boer, Amsterdam, 1959.S. van Praag, Blaricum, 1963.Mrs. Boas-Kogel, Baarn, on loan to Centraal Museum, Utrecht.with Gallery P. de Boer, Amsterdam, 1974, from... [Lire la suite]
12 décembre 2010

Flemish 17th century Still life @ Sotheby's

Cornelis Jansz. de Heem (Leiden Bapt 1631 - 1695 Antwerpt), A still life with roses, daffodils, bluebells and other flowers on a stone ledge with an orange, blackberries and two butterflies.photo Sotheby's oil on canvas; 49 by 39.5 cm.; 19 1/4 by 15 1/2 in., signed lower left: C DE HEEM f. Estimate 40,000—60,000 GBP. Lot Sold.  63,650 GBP PROVENANCE: Anonymous Sale, London, Christie's, 6 July 1990, lot 91;Private Collection, Southern Germany;Anonymous Sale, Vienna, Dorotheum, 7 October 1998, lot 52, when acquired by the... [Lire la suite]