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    Sale 2769

    Old Master Pictures and Drawings

    14 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 138

    Follower of Jan Brueghel II

    A wreath of roses, tulips, jasmine and other flowers surrounding an oval depicting a landscape

    Price Realised  

    Follower of Jan Brueghel II
    A wreath of roses, tulips, jasmine and other flowers surrounding an oval depicting a landscape
    with signature and date 'P Sourau F 1649' (lower left)
    oil on panel
    47.8 x 37.3 cm.


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    Provenance

    Mrs. Gurdon W. Russell, Hartford, by whom bequeathed to the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum, Hartford, 1921.
    Sold by the museum to benefit the acquisitions fund; Christie's, New York, 25 May 1999, lot 102, as Andries Daniels.
    Anonymous sale; Dorotheum, Vienna, 30 March 2000, lot 174, as attributed to Peter Soreau.


    Literature

    Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann, Kent Ahrens, Wadsworth Atheneum Paintings: catalogue I: the Netherlands and the German-speaking countries: fifteenth-nineteenth centuries, Hartford, 1978, pp. 131, 189, p. 95, fig. 131, as Pieter Soreau.
    G. Bott, Die Stillebenmaler Soreau, Binoit, Codino und Marell in Hanau und Frankfurt 1600-1650, Hanau, 2001, p. 195, no. WV.PS.5, illustrated, as Pieter Soreau.


    Exhibited

    Frankfurt an der Oder, Historisches Museum, 2000-4, on loan.