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    Sale 2802

    Old Master Pictures

    10 November 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 74

    Carel Hardy (Valenciennes c. 1620-after 1656)

    A plucked chicken, cabbage and sausages on a partially draped table

    Price Realised  

    Carel Hardy (Valenciennes c. 1620-after 1656)
    A plucked chicken, cabbage and sausages on a partially draped table
    signed 'c. hardy. f' (lower right)
    oil on panel
    59.8 x 74.2 cm.


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    The present lot can be compared to the picture by Carel Hardy offered on 27 November 1978 with Van Marle & Bignell in The Hague, lot 15, with the chicken in reverse.

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; A. Mak, Dordrecht, 15 June 1971, lot 9.
    Anonymous sale; A. Mak, Dordrecht, 15 June 1976, lot 84.
    In the family of the present owners for circa 30 years.