ATTRIBUTED TO JAN FRANS VAN DAEL | Still life of roses
Property from the SØR Rusche Collection
ATTRIBUTED TO JAN FRANS VAN DAEL
Antwerp 1764 - 1840 Paris
STILL LIFE OF ROSES
bears indistinct signature lower right: P I R [...]é
oil on canvas, unlined
unframed: 32.8 x 25 cm.; 12⅞ x 9⅞ in.
framed: 48.7 x 42 cm.; 19¼ x 16½ in.
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The canvas is unlined, the paint surface is clean and the varnish is clear. There is some frame abrasion along the left edge, and two small spots of discoloured retouching in the upper left corner. Inspection under ultraviolet light reveals a thick, opaque varnish, underneath which it is difficult to discern much, save for the aforementioned retouchings, as well as further retouchings sparsely scattered along the left and lower margins, and a small spot int he lower right corner of the ledge. The painting is in seemingly very good overall condition.
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With Jacques Goudstikker, Amsterdam, by 1927;
Anonymous sale, Amsterdam, Mak van Waay, 26-28 April 1974, lot 239 (as Pierre-Joseph Redouté), where acquired.
H.-J. Raupp (ed.), Niederländische Malerei des. 17. Jahrhunderts der SØR Rusche-Sammlung, vol. 5, Stilleben und Tierstücke, Münster/Hamburg/London 2004, pp. 200-03, cat. no. 43, reproduced in colour (as Pierre-Joseph Redouté).
Amsterdam, Jacques Goudstikker, Nouvelles Acquisitions de la Collection Goudstikker, October - November 1927, no. 106;
Amsterdam, Jacques Goudstikker, Het Stilleven, 18 February - 19 March 1933, no. 258.
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