• Old Masters and 19th Century A auction at Christies

    Sale 2840

    Old Masters and 19th Century Art

    13 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 49

    Alexander Adriaenssen (Antwerp 1587-1661)

    Roses and an iris in a glass vase, crabs and prawns on a pewter platter, a bread roll, a 'Roemer' and fish, all on a partly draped table

    Price Realised  

    Alexander Adriaenssen (Antwerp 1587-1661)
    Roses and an iris in a glass vase, crabs and prawns on a pewter platter, a bread roll, a 'Roemer' and fish, all on a partly draped table
    oil on copper
    44.5 x 55.9 cm.


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    A similar composition was sold at Christie's London, 26 July 1968, lot 158.
    We are grateful to Mr. Fred Meijer of the RKD for confirming the attribution after inspecting the original (verbal communication, 12 February 2010).

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 9 April 2003, lot 56.