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    Sale 2788

    Old Master Pictures

    6 May 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 173

    Studio of Paul Theodor van Brussel (Polsbroek 1754-1795 Amsterdam)

    Tulips, poppies, carnations and other flowers in a vase with a bird's nest on a marble ledge; and Grapes, corn on the cobb, peaches, plums, raspberries and mixed flowers on a marble ledge

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    Studio of Paul Theodor van Brussel (Polsbroek 1754-1795 Amsterdam)
    Tulips, poppies, carnations and other flowers in a vase with a bird's nest on a marble ledge; and Grapes, corn on the cobb, peaches, plums, raspberries and mixed flowers on a marble ledge
    the first signed and dated 'P:T: van Brussel fecit 1787' (lower centre); the second signed and dated 'P:T: van Brussel. fecit 1787' (lower right)
    oil on panel
    56.6 x 43.6 cm.
    a set of two (2)


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    These are studio versions of the two paintings by Van Brussel in the Art Institute of Chicago.
    We are grateful to Mr Fred Meijer of the RKD, The Hague, for suggesting an attribution to Johan Christiaan Roedig (The Hague 1751-1802), who may have worked in Van Brussel's studio.

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