• Spanish Splendour  - The Colle auction at Christies

    Sale 7818

    Spanish Splendour - The Collection of a Marqués

    5 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 143

    Studio of Guillermo Mesquida (Palma 1675-1747)

    A dog growling at a parrot perched on a basket, with a bouquet of mixed flowers, in a garden; A watermelon, a melon, pomegranates, and other fruits, with a potted grapevine and a bouquet of mixed flowers, in a garden; A watermelon, a melon, pomegranates and other fruits, with a bouquet of mixed flower and a rosebush, in a garden; A watermelon and a bouquet of mixed flowers, by a fountain, in a garden; and A duck bathing in a fountain, with a porcelain bowl of cherries, a melon and a bouquet of mixed flowers, in a garden

    Price Realised  

    Studio of Guillermo Mesquida (Palma 1675-1747)
    A dog growling at a parrot perched on a basket, with a bouquet of mixed flowers, in a garden; A watermelon, a melon, pomegranates, and other fruits, with a potted grapevine and a bouquet of mixed flowers, in a garden; A watermelon, a melon, pomegranates and other fruits, with a bouquet of mixed flower and a rosebush, in a garden; A watermelon and a bouquet of mixed flowers, by a fountain, in a garden; and A duck bathing in a fountain, with a porcelain bowl of cherries, a melon and a bouquet of mixed flowers, in a garden
    oil on canvas
    9 3/8 x 13¼ in. (23.7 x 33.6 cm.)
    each in an 18th Century Spanish carved and gilded frame
    a set of five (5)


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    Exhibited

    Palma, Centre cultura Sa Nostra, Natura en repòs: La natura morta a Mallorca, Segles XVII-XVIII, December 1994, pp. 90-3, nos. 31-5.