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    Sale 7610

    Important Old Master & British Pictures Day Sale Including Property From The Collection Of The Princely House Of Liechtenstein

    9 July 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 191

    Barendt van der Meer (Haarlem 1659-1690/1702)

    Grapes, peaches and an orange in a porcelain bowl, with a watch, nuts, a knife, a glass decanter, wine-glasses, grapes and a carpet on a wooden table

    Price Realised  

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    Barendt van der Meer (Haarlem 1659-1690/1702)
    Grapes, peaches and an orange in a porcelain bowl, with a watch, nuts, a knife, a glass decanter, wine-glasses, grapes and a carpet on a wooden table
    signed and indistinctly dated 'BVDermeer 16[85?]' ('BVD' in monogram, lower left)
    oil on canvas
    24 7/8 x 21 in. (62.5 x 53.4 cm.)


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    We are grateful to Fred Meijer of the RKD, The Hague, for confirming the attribution on inspection of the original. He commented that it dates to the 1670s/80s and is directly influenced by Willem Kalf (1619-1693). This painting is sold along with a certificate from Dr. Walther Bernt.

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    Provenance

    D.M. von Oppler, Hanover, circa 1950.
    Dr. Walther Bernt, Munich, and by descent to the present owner.