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    Sale 2788

    Old Master Pictures

    6 May 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 169

    Pieter Faes (Meir 1750-1814 Antwerp)

    Roses, tulips, violets and other flowers in an urn on a stone ledge with a bird's nest

    Price Realised  

    Pieter Faes (Meir 1750-1814 Antwerp)
    Roses, tulips, violets and other flowers in an urn on a stone ledge with a bird's nest
    signed and dated 'P. Faes 1792' (lower right)
    oil on panel
    65.6 x 50.8 cm.
    with a collector's wax seal on the reverse


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    Another version by Faes was with Christie's, New York, 31 January 1997, lot 1, as Jan van Os.

    We are grateful to Mr Fred Meijer of the RKD, The Hague, for his help in cataloguing this lot.

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    Provenance

    Gustav Knaue... (according to a label on reverse).