Lot 140
  • 140

Pieter Gerritsz. van Roestraeten

8,000 - 12,000 USD
20,000 USD
bidding is closed


  • Pieter Gerritsz. van Roestraeten
  • A vanitas still life with a violin, a skull draped with laurel branches, a silver ginger jar, a recorder, a letter with a red seal, a silver gilt hardstone cup, and a silver dish, all on a marble ledge
  • oil on canvas


Private collection, England, by 1864 (according to a label on the reverse);
Sitley and Paverbrow;
Anonymous sale, London, Christie's, 1 August 1929, lot 185, to van Slochem (as signed);
Franciscus Wilhelmus van der Haagen, Arnhem, by 1938 (according to an inscription on the reverse);
Anonymous sale, Amsterdam, Christie's, 20 June 1989, lot 28;
Anonymous sale, New York, Christie's, 31 May 1990, lot 10;
There acquired by the present collector ($26,000). 

Catalogue Note

We are grateful to Fred G. Meijer for endorsing the attribution on the basis of images.