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134

PROPERTY FROM A BELGIAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

Daniel Seghers
Antwerp 1590 - 1661
and

Cornelis Schut
Antwerp 1597 - 1655
THE VIRGIN AND CHILD IN A CARTOUCHE SUPPORTED BY CHERUBS, SURROUNDED BY FLOWER GARLANDS
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134

PROPERTY FROM A BELGIAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

Daniel Seghers
Antwerp 1590 - 1661
and

Cornelis Schut
Antwerp 1597 - 1655
THE VIRGIN AND CHILD IN A CARTOUCHE SUPPORTED BY CHERUBS, SURROUNDED BY FLOWER GARLANDS
Estimate
30,00040,000
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Details & Cataloguing

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Daniel Seghers
Antwerp 1590 - 1661
and

Cornelis Schut
Antwerp 1597 - 1655
THE VIRGIN AND CHILD IN A CARTOUCHE SUPPORTED BY CHERUBS, SURROUNDED BY FLOWER GARLANDS

Provenance

Probably commissioned by Willem de Blasere, Lord of Hellebus, Ghent, circa 1635, and recorded in Seghers’ inventory as no. 135;
With Galerie Marcus, Paris, 1970–74:
From whom acquired by the present owner.

Exhibited

Taichung, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, The Golden Age of Flemish Painting, 1988, no. 54;
Cologne, Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, 4 September – 22 November 1992; Antwerp, Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, 12 December 1992 – 8 March 1993; and Vienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum, 2 April – 20 June 1993, Von Bruegel bis Rubens, no. 99.1.

Literature

Probably W. Couvreur, 'Daniel Seghers' inventaris van door hem geschilderde bloemstukken', in Gentse bijdragen tot de kunstgeschiedenis, vol. XX, 1967, p. 112, no. 135;
M.-L. Hairs, Dans le sillage de Rubens, les peintres d'histoire anversois au XVIIe siècle, Liège 1977, p. 213;
M.-L. Hairs, The Flemish Flower Painters in the XVIIth Century, Brussels 1985, pp. 125–29, cat. no. 33, a detail reproduced p. 130;
G. Wilmers, Corneli Schut (1597–1655): a Flemish Painter of the High Baroque, Belgium 1996, pp. 172–73, cat. no. A108, reproduced p. 413 (erroneously as cat. no. A110).

Catalogue Note

Seghers and Schut worked together on two nearly identical versions of this composition – the other version is more rectangular (110 x 140 cm.) and was with Robert Finck Gallery, Brussels, in circa 1960. They were both discovered on the art market by Hairs, who related this painting to no. 135 of Seghers' inventory.

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