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    Sale 7610

    Important Old Master & British Pictures Day Sale Including Property From The Collection Of The Princely House Of Liechtenstein

    9 July 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 192

    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

    Price Realised  

    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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