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Willem Claesz. Heda

A still life with an overturned silver tazza, glassware, pies and a peeled lemon on a table |《靜物:桌上倒轉的銀製扁花瓶、玻璃器皿、餡餅和去皮檸檬》

Estimate:

120,000

to
- 180,000 GBP

The Property of a Family Trust | 家族信託基金會收藏

Willem Claesz. Heda

Willem Claesz. Heda

A still life with an overturned silver tazza, glassware, pies and a peeled lemon on a table |《靜物:桌上倒轉的銀製扁花瓶、玻璃器皿、餡餅和去皮檸檬》

A still life with an overturned silver tazza, glassware, pies and a peeled lemon on a table |《靜物:桌上倒轉的銀製扁花瓶、玻璃器皿、餡餅和去皮檸檬》

Estimate:

120,000

to
- 180,000 GBP

Lot sold:

163,800

GBP

The Property of a Family Trust

家族信託基金會收藏

Willem Claesz. Heda

威廉・克拉斯・海達

Haarlem circa 1596 - 1680

A still life with an overturned silver tazza, glassware, pies and a peeled lemon on a table 

《靜物:桌上倒轉的銀製扁花瓶、玻璃器皿、餡餅和去皮檸檬》


signed and dated near the hem of the white cloth, lower right: HEDA 1633

款識:藝術家在白布褶邊附近簽名並紀年HEDA 1633(右下)

oil on oak panel

油彩橡木畫板

55.8 x 77.4 cm.; 22 x 30 1/2 in. 

55.8 x 77.4 公分;22 x 30 ½ 英寸

The following condition report is provided by Henry Gentle who is an external specialist and not an employee of Sotheby's:


Willem Claesz.Heda Still life of overturned silver tazza, a roemer with white wine, a glass beaker with beer Oil on oak panel, in a plain wood frame with gilded sight edge


The wooden support, unusually for its size, is comprised of one piece of oak and has been laid on to a later modern support. It was not possible to access the original reverse of the panel and a possible transfer must be surmised. Two horizontal hairline fractures are visible emanating from the top right hand edge. They are approximately 20cm in length and are 5cm apart; there appears to be some movement along them. One further diagonal fracture on the right hand edge and travelling through the tazza can also be detected . There is minimal paint loss along these fractures. Under raking light the wood grain is pronounced. The paint layer is generally well preserved. There is some restored thinness to the pale background and under raking light the paint surface has a raised and puckered appearance as a result of natural shrinkage of the paint layer; a fine filigree of pale cracks has resulted giving a pixelated appearance . Restoration has been applied in places to strengthen areas that are most affected by the paint craquelure. The paint texture, particularly in the highlights of the composition , is well preserved and fine details to the broken glass, tazza and lemon are in good original condition. Minor scattered loss across the surface has been re-touched out, some of this restoration is excessive and not well colour matched. A tighter and more judicious approach would benefit the composition.


"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."

With Leonard Koetser, 1967 (advertised in Connoisseur, October 1967);

Susan Gäerde, Malmö, Sweden;

By whom sold, London, Christie's 8 December 1972, lot 75, for 9,000 guineas, to the wife of the late owner, on behalf of her husband;

By whose Estate offered (‘The Property of a Deceased's Estate’), London, Sotheby's, 11 December 2003, lot 61, unsold (as signed and dated [incorrectly] 1632);

By whose Estate offered (‘Property from a Deceased's Estate’), London, Sotheby's, 7 July 2004, lot 10, unsold; 

Acquired by the present owner after the sale.

London, Leonard Koetser Limited, Autumn exhibition of Flemish, Dutch and Italian Old Masters, 4 October – 15 December 1967, no. 2 reproduced.