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    Sale 2820

    Old Master and 19th Century Art

    6 May 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 51

    Jan Fyt (Antwerp 1611-1661)

    Tulips, roses and other flowers in a copper bucket with asparagus and figs

    Price Realised  

    Jan Fyt (Antwerp 1611-1661)
    Tulips, roses and other flowers in a copper bucket with asparagus and figs
    with signature 'J. FYT' (upper right)
    oil on canvas
    92.3 x 78.5 cm.


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    The present lot appears to be a second version of the centre part of Fyt's large, signed composition in the Hermitage, St. Petersburg (inv. no. 4575). We are grateful to Mr. Fred Meijer of the RKD, The Hague, for confirming the attribution on the basis of photographs (verbal communication, 22 September 2008).

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    Provenance

    Probably anonymous sale; Bukowski, Stockholm, 2 April 1952, lot 118 (as 125 x 98 cm.).
    with P. de Boer, Amsterdam, 1963-4.