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    Sale 3066

    Old Masters & 19th Century Art - including Dutch Impressionism

    15 - 16 November 2016, Amsterdam

  • Lot 5

    Laurens Craen (The Hague 1620-1663/70 Middelburg)

    Peaches, plums, figs, apricots, dates and grapes hanging from a blue ribbon tied to a hook

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    Laurens Craen (The Hague 1620-1663/70 Middelburg)
    Peaches, plums, figs, apricots, dates and grapes hanging from a blue ribbon tied to a hook
    signed and dated 'L. Craen, f. / 1653' (lower left)
    oil on panel
    40.5 x 28.7 cm.


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    Provenance

    Dr. Max Wassermann, Paris;
    Confiscated by the Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg during the Nazi occupation in Paris and transferred to the Jeu de Paume, 15 March 1941 (ERR inventory no. M.W.67);
    Recovered by the Monuments Fine Arts and Archives Section from Alt Aussee, Austria (no.225/20) and transferred to the Munich Central Collecting Point, 20 June 1945 (MCCP no. 231/20);
    Returned to France and restituted to the heirs of Dr. Max Wasserman, 22 October 1946;
    Dr. Max Wassermann, his sale; Galliéra, Paris, 26 November 1967, lot 8.


    Literature

    W. Bernt, Die Niederländischen Maler des 17. Jarhunderts, Munich, 1970, I, p. 27, fig. 270.