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    Sale 7633

    Old Master & British Pictures (Day Sale)

    3 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 195

    The Monogramist 'JR', Dutch 17th Century

    A vanitas with a skull, an orange and a lemon in a pewter bowl, an extinguished candle, books, music, musical instruments and a celestial globe, on partly-draped marble table

    Price Realised  

    The Monogramist 'JR', Dutch 17th Century
    A vanitas with a skull, an orange and a lemon in a pewter bowl, an extinguished candle, books, music, musical instruments and a celestial globe, on partly-draped marble table
    signed with initials 'JR' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    40¼ x 50½ in. (102.2 x 128.1 cm.)


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    We are grateful to Fred Meijer of the RKD, The Hague, for suggesting the attribution on inspection of the original.

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