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    Sale 11936

    Old Masters: Part II

    14 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 322

    David de Coninck (Antwerp c. 1636-after 1701 Brussels)

    Rabbits, a hare, and a scarlet macaw

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    David de Coninck (Antwerp c. 1636-after 1701 Brussels)
    Rabbits, a hare, and a scarlet macaw
    oil on canvas
    24½ x 37 7/8 in. (62.2 x 96.2 cm.)


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    We are grateful to Fred Meijer of the RKD, The Hague, who has confirmed the attribution on the basis of firsthand inspection, and who will include the present painting in his forthcoming catalogue raisonné of De Coninck's work.

    Provenance

    Chr. Faerber, Göteborg, by October 1938, as Jan Fyt.
    with D. Hoogendijk, Amsterdam, 1941, as Jan Fyt.
    with Mortimer Brandt Gallery, New York, 1941, as Jan Fyt.
    Private collection, California, and by inheritance to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A CALIFORNIA COLLECTOR


    Exhibited

    New York and Boston, Mortimer Brandt Gallery and Droll and Richards, New masters from old Holland: less known painters of the 17th century, 10 March-26 April 1941, no. 8, as Jan Fyt.