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Property from the Grasset Collection

Osias Beert the Elder

Still life of roses in an oriental lacquer and canework bowl, on a ledge with a butterfly and dragonfly

Auction Closed

December 7, 07:07 PM GMT

Estimate

200,000 - 300,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property from the Grasset Collection


Osias Beert the Elder

Antwerp (?) circa 1580 (?) - 1624

Still life of roses in an oriental lacquer and canework bowl, on a ledge with a butterfly and dragonfly

 

oil on oak panel

43.1 x 57.6 cm.; 17 x 22¾ in. (including vertical strips of 2.7 and 5 cm. on the left and right margins, respectively)


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格拉塞特典藏


老奧夏斯・貝爾

安特衛普(?),約1580 (?) - 1624年

《靜物︰臺上盛載玫瑰的東方塗漆藤籃、蝴蝶和蜻蜓》


油彩橡木畫板

43.1 x 57.6 公分;17 x 22 ¾ 英寸(包括在左緣和右緣分別闊2.7公分和5公分的垂直條幅)

Private collection, England;

With Dennis van der Kar Gallery, London;

With David and Leonard Koetser, Zurich;

Anonymous sale, New York, Christie's, 13 March 1980, lot 104, for $22,000;

Anonymous sale, London, Sotheby's, 8 July 1981, lot 60, where unsold;

With Harari & Johns, London;

From whom acquired in 1982 for the Grasset Collection.

E. Greindl, Les Peintres Flamands de Nature Morte au XVIIe Siècle, Brussels 1983, pp. 28 and 337, no. 61;

M.-L. Hairs, The Flemish Flower Painters in the XVIIth Century, Brussels 1985, pp. 341 and 457;

S. Segal, 'Objecten in stillevens van de Gouden Eeuw', in Oude Kunst- en Antiekbeurs Delft (Prinsenhof), vol. 43e, 1991, p. XV, reproduced in colour, p. XIV, fig. 1;

F.G. Meijer, Brueghel to Canaletto, European Masterpieces from the Grasset Collection, exh. cat., San Diego 2016, p. 10, no. 4, reproduced in colour;

S. Thomas, A Feast for the Eyes, European Masterpieces from the Grasset Collection, exh. cat., Saint Petersburg, Florida 2019, pp. 30 and 95, no. 9, reproduced in colour;

S. Segal and K. Alen, Dutch and Flemish Flower Pieces: Paintings, Drawings, and Prints up to the Nineteenth Century, Leiden and Boston 2020, vol. 1, pp. 239–41, no. 6.33, reproduced in colour;

To be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné by Dr Klara Alen, Osias Beert. Pioneer of the Antwerp laid table and flower still life.

Amsterdam, P. de Boer, and 's-Hertogenbosch, Noordbrabants Museum, Een Bloemrijk Verleden: overzicht van de noord- en zuidnederlandse bloemschilderkunst, 1600–heden, 13 March – 30 May 1982, no. 28;

San Diego, The San Diego Museum of Art, Brueghel to Canaletto, European Masterpieces from the Grasset Collection, 2 April – 2 August 2016, no. 4;

Saint Petersburg, Florida, Museum of Fine Arts, A Feast for the Eyes, European Masterpieces from the Grasset Collection, 23 March – 2 September 2019, no. 9.