• Cabinet d'un Amateur Européen auction at Christies

    Sale 7822

    Cabinet d'un Amateur Européen

    9 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 308

    Attributed to Sébastien Bonnecroy (French, 17th Century)

    Vanitas: A skull, a violin, an upturned tazza, books, tarot cards, a fob watch, a clay pipe, a taper, and a pouch of tobacco on a pewter plate, on a wooden table draped with a rug

    Estimate

    Attributed to Sébastien Bonnecroy (French, 17th Century)
    Vanitas: A skull, a violin, an upturned tazza, books, tarot cards, a fob watch, a clay pipe, a taper, and a pouch of tobacco on a pewter plate, on a wooden table draped with a rug
    oil on canvas
    33 x 29½ in. (83.7 x 75 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Robert C. Graham, and by descent to
    Edith A. Graham; Christie's, New York, 18 May 1995, lot 45, where acquired by the present owner.