• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 1131

    NICOLA VAN HOUBRAKEN (MESSINA C. 1660-1723 LIVORNO)

    A FOREST FLOOR WITH FLOWERS AND DISTELS

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    NICOLA VAN HOUBRAKEN (MESSINA C. 1660-1723 LIVORNO)
    A FOREST FLOOR WITH FLOWERS AND DISTELS
    OIL ON CANVAS
    91.2 X 107.2 CM.


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    WE ARE GRATEFUL TO MR FRED MEIJER OF THE RKD, THE HAGUE, FOR CONFIRMING THE ATTRIBUTION AFTER FIRSTHAND INSPECTION (VERBAL COMMUNICATION, 12 FEBRUARY 2010).

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    Provenance

    WITH DE TINKAMER, HEEMSTEDE, WHERE BOUGHT BY MRS ELIAS-VAES (DFL. 6,500).