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    Sale 2788

    Old Master Pictures

    6 May 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 85

    David Rijckaert III (Antwerp 1612-1661)

    The Temptation of Saint Anthony

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    David Rijckaert III (Antwerp 1612-1661)
    The Temptation of Saint Anthony
    oil on copper
    60.8 x 88.2 cm.


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    We are grateful for Dr. Bernadette Van Haute for confirming the attribution on the basis of photographs (written communication, 13 March 2008).

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    Provenance

    with Kunsthandel Amoba, Amsterdam, 1941.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF OTTO MEYER (LOT 85)


    Literature

    A.P. De Mirimonde, 'La musique et la fantastique chez David Rijckaert III', in: Jaarboek van het Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten Antwerpen, 1968, p. 212, fig. 43, as attributed to Rijckaert.
    B. Van Haute, David III Ryckaert : a seventeenth-century Flemish painter of peasant scenes, Turnhout, 1999, p. 161, no. B1, fig. 174, as probably by Rijckaert.