Lot 153
  • 153

Willem van Aelst

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 GBP
Sold
43,750 GBP
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Description

  • Willem van Aelst
  • Still life of roses, a carnation and a sunflower in a glass vase, on a marble ledge
  • signed and dated upper right: Guilmo van.Aelst. 1675
  • oil on canvas
  • 40.1 x 32.1 cm.; 15 3/4  x 12 5/8  in.

Provenance

Anonymous sale, London, Sotheby's, 16 March 1966, lot 103, to Hallsborough for £3,800;
With The Hallsborough Gallery, London, 1966;
With Colnaghi, London and New York, 1982;
With Richard Green, London, 1986;
With K. J. Müllenmeister, Solingen, 1985, from whom acquired by the present owner.

Literature

Welkunst, 1 September 1985, reproduced in colour;
E. Gemar-Koeltzsch, K. Ertz and C. Nitze Ertz, Holländische Stilllebenmaler im 17. Jahrhundert, vol. II, Lingen 1995, p. 26, cat. no. 3/38;
T. Paul, 'Beschildert met een Glans': Willem van Aelst and artistic self-consciousness in seventeenth-century Dutch still life painting, Charlottesville 2008, p. 289, cat. no. 94.
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