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    Sale 2798

    Pictures, Watercolours and Drawings 'Including Indonesian Art'.

    9 - 10 September 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 56

    Circle of Osias Beert I (?Antwerp c. 1580-1624 Antwerp)

    A roasted chicken, a 'façon de venise' glass of red wine, sweetmeats on a silver 'tazza', olives on a pewter plate, and a 'roemer' on a stand, all on a ledge

    Price Realised  

    Circle of Osias Beert I (?Antwerp c. 1580-1624 Antwerp)
    A roasted chicken, a 'façon de venise' glass of red wine, sweetmeats on a silver 'tazza', olives on a pewter plate, and a 'roemer' on a stand, all on a ledge
    oil on panel, unframed
    50.2 x 66 cm.


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    The composition follows the picture in the Museum Willet-Holthuysen, Amsterdam, painted by Beert at the beginning of his career. Several other versions are known, for instance in the Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nürnberg and the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Besançon.
    We are gratefull to Mr Fred Meijer of the RKD, The Hague, for his help in cataloguing this lot.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the estate of Otto Meyer (lot 56)