9 July 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 49,250
Estimate GBP 40,000 - GBP 60,000
Jakob Marrell (Frankenthal 1613/14-1681 Frankfurt)
Lilies, irises, tulips, narcissi and other flowers in an urn with a grasshopper and a dragonfly on a stone ledge
oil on canvas
39½ x 26¾ in. (100.3 x 67.9 cm.)
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We are grateful to Fred Meijer of the RKD, The Hague, for confirming the attribution after inspection of the original. Like Dr. Walther Bernt (certificate dated 1964), Meijer considers this a late work datable to the 1670s.
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