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N. van Herp (17th century)

A spaniel watching a dead hare hanging from a nail on a stone wall with dead partridges on a stone nearby

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N. van Herp (17th century)
A spaniel watching a dead hare hanging from a nail on a stone wall with dead partridges on a stone nearby
signed lower right NvHerp
oil on canvas
70.9 x 57.7 cm

Lot Essay

It seems unlikely that the painter of the present picture is identical with the one registered in U. Thieme & Becker allgemeines Lexicon den Bildenden Kýnstler, XVI, p. 529, and who is said to have been a pupil of Hendrik van Balen. The present artist must also have worked in Antwerp, under the influence of Jan Fyt. C. Hofstede de Groot listed a hunting still life by an artist Nicolaas van Herp in the sale in Paris, 19 november 1772, lot 26

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