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    Sale 12109

    Old Masters

    26 October 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 109

    The Monogrammist C.DH (active ?North Netherlands 1630-1640)

    A scarlet macaw with melons, peaches, plums and other fruit on a stone ledge

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    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.

    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 31 October 2002, lot 115, as 'Follower of Roelandt Savery', where acquired by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN EAST COAST PRIVATE COLLECTION