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    Sale 2769

    Old Master Pictures and Drawings

    14 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 189

    Jan Vonck (Torun, Poland 1631-c. 1663/64 ?)

    Pheasants hanging from a rope, with a 'snipe' and songbirds on a stone ledge

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    Jan Vonck (Torun, Poland 1631-c. 1663/64 ?)
    Pheasants hanging from a rope, with a 'snipe' and songbirds on a stone ledge
    signed 'JVonck. fecit' (JV linked, lower left)
    oil on panel
    65.2 x 48.6 cm.


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    A W. Bernt certificate, dated 26 February 1975, is included with this lot.

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    Provenance

    E. Slatter; Christie's, London, 29 May 1952, lot 87 (£15.15.0 to Dent).
    with Brian Koetser, London, 1973, from whom purchased by the father of the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this picture has been erroneously illustrated in the printed catalogue


    Literature

    H.-J. Raupp, Stilleben und Tierstücke, Münster, 2004, V, pp. 252-5, no. 57, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    Paderborn, Städtische Galerie in der Reithalle Schloss Neuhaus, Jagdbeute auf Marmorplatte- Niederländische Stilleben und Tierstücke des 17. Jahrhunderts, 10 September 2004-23 January 2005.