CIRCLE OF WILLEM VAN LEEN | A pair of still lifes of fruit and flowers in baskets on marble socles, in a landscape setting
CIRCLE OF WILLEM VAN LEEN | A pair of still lifes of fruit and flowers in baskets on marble socles, in a landscape setting
CIRCLE OF WILLEM VAN LEEN | A pair of still lifes of fruit and flowers in baskets on marble socles, in a landscape setting
CIRCLE OF WILLEM VAN LEEN | A pair of still lifes of fruit and flowers in baskets on marble socles, in a landscape setting
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CIRCLE OF WILLEM VAN LEEN | A pair of still lifes of fruit and flowers in baskets on marble socles, in a landscape setting

Estimate: 25,000 - 35,000 GBP

CIRCLE OF WILLEM VAN LEEN | A pair of still lifes of fruit and flowers in baskets on marble socles, in a landscape setting

Estimate: 25,000 - 35,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

The Property of a Private Collection

CIRCLE OF WILLEM VAN LEEN

A pair of still lifes of fruit and flowers in baskets on marble socles, in a landscape setting


a pair, both oil on canvas

each: 96 x 86 cm.; 37¾ x 33⅞ in.

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Condition Report

The canvases are lined, the paint surfaces are clean and the varnishes are slightly discoloured. Inspection under ultraviolet light reveals very few retouchings scattered between the two paintings, in which the free painterly brushwork appears fresh. In overall very good condition. Offered in carved and gilt wood frames in very good condition.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Cataloguing

Provenance

Robert and Angelique Noortman, Chateau De Groote Mot, Borgloon;

Their sale, Amsterdam, Sotheby's, 17 December 2007, lot 289; 

Where acquired by the present owner.

We are grateful to Dr. Fred G. Meijer for proposing the attribution to the Circle of Van Leen, upon first-hand inspection.

Catalogue Note

We are grateful to Dr. Fred G. Meijer for proposing the attribution to the Circle of Van Leen, upon first-hand inspection.

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