Lot 3033 - A174 Tableaux de Maîtres Anciens - vendredi, 18. septembre 2015, 15h00

MERCK, JACOB FRANSZ. VAN DER

('s–Gravendeel c.1610 – 1664 Leiden)
A still life with parrots and fruit. Circa 1640.
Öl auf Holz.
Very few of his works can be found on the art market today, making the present work a particular rarity.
59,5 x 45 cm.

Oil on panel.
Probably later inscription lower left: A. Cuyp 16(...).
59.5 x 45 cm.
Provenance:
– Collection of P. Smidt van Gelder, Antwerp, 1947 (as Aelbert Cuyp).

– Stiftung Jakob Briner, Winterthur, Inv. No. 70.
Literature:
Stiftung Jakob Briner, Rathaus Winterthur: Katalog der Gemälde, 1st Edition 1970, Cat.No. 46, p. 14 (Inv.No. 70, as Netherlandish School, c.1640).
We are grateful to Fred G. Meijer of the RKD, The Hague, for confirming the attribution of the present work on the basis of a photograph. He points out that there are at least two further known variations of this composition by Jacob Fransz. van der Merck. A monogrammed version is also mentioned in the archives of Cornelis Hofstede de Groot (H. d.G. fiche No. 307384).

CHF 10 000 / 15 000

€ 9 350 / 14 020

Vendu pour CHF 23 300 (frais inclus)
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