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    Sale 5430

    Old Master & British Pictures

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 80

    Simon Hardimé (Antwerp 1672-1737 London)

    Roses, carnations, morning glory, bluebells, honeysuckle and other flowers in a classical urn on a stone ledge

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    Simon Hardimé (Antwerp 1672-1737 London)
    Roses, carnations, morning glory, bluebells, honeysuckle and other flowers in a classical urn on a stone ledge
    oil on canvas
    26 x 34 in. (66 x 86.4 cm.)


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    We are grateful to Mr. Fred Meijer of the RKD for the attribution, on inspection of the original.
    Simon Hardimé specialised in still-lifes of flowers and fruit, and studied under J.B. Crepu in Antwerp, becoming a master in the guild of St. Luke in c.1688/89. In 1700 the artist travelled to England, establishing a practice in London, remaining there permenantly from 1720 until his death in 1737. He was commissioned to paint pictures for various British aristocracy, including Lord Scarborough.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN (LOT 80)