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    Sale 7448

    Old Master and British Pictures

    7 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 142

    Jan van Kessel (Antwerp 1626-1679)

    A swag of flowers hanging in a niche

    Price Realised  

    Jan van Kessel (Antwerp 1626-1679)
    A swag of flowers hanging in a niche
    oil on panel
    12 x 10 in. (30.5 x 25.4 cm.)


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    The present painting can be compared to a Cartouche decorated with swags of flowers, signed and dated 1659, sold at Christie's, New York, 10 January 1990, lot 90.

    We are grateful to Fred Meijer of the RKD for confirming the attribution, and for suggesting a date of circa 1660, on inspection of the original.

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