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    Sale 2802

    Old Master Pictures

    10 November 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 34

    Alexander Adriaenssen (Antwerp 1587-1661)

    A silver plate with seafood, a roll of bread, a 'Façon-de-Venise of red wine', a 'keulse pot', an artichoke, dead birds, an orange, a partially pealed lemon and a knife

    Price Realised  

    Alexander Adriaenssen (Antwerp 1587-1661)
    A silver plate with seafood, a roll of bread, a 'Façon-de-Venise of red wine', a 'keulse pot', an artichoke, dead birds, an orange, a partially pealed lemon and a knife
    oil on panel
    50.6 x 66.3 cm.


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    Two pictures with a similar composition with differences are mentioned by Dr. Godelieve Spiessens (see Leven en werk van de Antwerpse schilder Alexander Adriaenssen (1587-1661), Brussels, 1990, nos. 29 and 36, figs. 19 and 21) and a third was with Philips, London, 4 July 2000, lot 186.

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    Provenance

    with J. Leger & Son, London.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 17 March 1950, lot 135, as De Heem (£42.0.0 to Welker).
    Since the mid 1950s in the possession of the family of the present owner.