GERARDUS VAN SPAENDONCK (DUTCH, 1746-1822)
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GERARDUS VAN SPAENDONCK (DUTCH, 1746-1822)

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GERARDUS VAN SPAENDONCK (DUTCH, 1746-1822)
A floral still-life with roses, delphiniums, peonies, poppies, anemones, a pineapple, peaches and grapes on a stone ledge
signed 'G. Spaend [ ]' (lower right)
on ivory
2.7/8 in. (73 mm.) diam., silver-gilt réverbère frame, the reverse set with blue moiré silk stamped in gold lettering 'Gérard van Spaendonck / Fleurs'; square fitted red leather case, the cover stamped in gilt 'GÉRARD VAN SPAENDONCK / FLEURS', and tooled gilt border, made at the behest of Félix Panhard by L. Houde at 82 rue Bonaparte, Paris.
Provenance
The celebrated collection of Mr Vincent, Paris, sold en bloc by his only son Prosper Vincent to Félix Panhard, on 2 April 1883 for 210,000 Gold Francs.
Félix Panhard (1842-1891) Collection, Paris.
His nephew Hippolyte Panhard.
Thence by family descent until the sale of the Panhard Collection, part I, Palais Galliéra, Paris, 5 December 1975, lot 144 (26,000 FF).
With D. S. Lavender (Antiques) Ltd., in 2001.
Literature
L. R. Schidlof, The Miniature in Europe, Graz, 1964, II, p. 774.
J. Boissieux, 'Gages d'amour: les miniatures', abc, July-August 1977, nos. 153-154, p. 16, illustrated in colour p. 17.
M. van Boven and S. Segal, Gerard & Cornelis van Spaendonck: twee Brabantse bloemenschilders in Parijs, Maarssen, 1988 (2nd ed.), p. 212, no. 270.
N. Lemoine-Bouchard, Les Peintres en miniature actifs en France 1650-1850, Paris, 2008, p. 516.
Exhibited
Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, OEuvres d'art du XVIIIe siècle, 1906, no. 451.
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