26 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 6,000
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
The Monogrammist C.DH (active ?North Netherlands 1630-1640)
A scarlet macaw with melons, peaches, plums and other fruit on a stone ledge
oil on panel
15 3/8 x 11 ½ in. (39.1 x 29.3 cm.)
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We are grateful to Fred Meijer of the RKD, The Hague, for suggesting the attribution to the Monogrammist C.DH., an as-yet-unidentified artist who was most likely working in the second half of the 17th century. The sky and trees appear to have been added by a later hand.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 31 October 2002, lot 115, as 'Follower of Roelandt Savery', where acquired by the present owner.
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