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138

THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

Nicolaes Cave
A STILL LIFE WITH A LIVE HAWK PERCHED ON A DEAD PARTRIDGE, A KINGFISHER, FINCHES AND OTHER DEAD GAME IN A WOVEN BASKET
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7,0009,000
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138

THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

Nicolaes Cave
A STILL LIFE WITH A LIVE HAWK PERCHED ON A DEAD PARTRIDGE, A KINGFISHER, FINCHES AND OTHER DEAD GAME IN A WOVEN BASKET
Estimate
7,0009,000
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Details & Cataloguing

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Nicolaes Cave
ANTWERP 1619 - 1651
A STILL LIFE WITH A LIVE HAWK PERCHED ON A DEAD PARTRIDGE, A KINGFISHER, FINCHES AND OTHER DEAD GAME IN A WOVEN BASKET

Provenance

With Leger Galleries, London, by 1972 (according to a label on the reverse);
M.G.G. Herrick, Brussels, by 1973 (both the above as by J. Vonck);
F. Devaux, Brussels, by 2008.

Literature

P.H. Decoteau, Clara Peeters 1594 - ca. 1640, Lingen 1992, pp. 63, 65-6, reproduced p. 65, fig. 50.

Catalogue Note

This work by the relatively unknown still life painter Nicolaes Cave is one of several versions, of which a signed one was recorded with Schlichte Bergen in 1993. Although much indebted to Clara Peeters, the stylistic elements in Cave's work do show a clear character of its own.

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