14 April 2016
David de Coninck (Antwerp c. 1636-after 1701 Brussels)
Rabbits, a hare, and a scarlet macaw
oil on canvas
24½ x 37 7/8 in. (62.2 x 96.2 cm.)
Chr. Faerber, Göteborg, by October 1938, as Jan Fyt.
with D. Hoogendijk, Amsterdam, 1941, as Jan Fyt.
with Mortimer Brandt Gallery, New York, 1941, as Jan Fyt.
Private collection, California, and by inheritance to the present owner.
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New York and Boston, Mortimer Brandt Gallery and Droll and Richards, New masters from old Holland: less known painters of the 17th century, 10 March-26 April 1941, no. 8, as Jan Fyt.
We are grateful to Fred Meijer of the RKD, The Hague, who has confirmed the attribution on the basis of firsthand inspection, and who will include the present painting in his forthcoming catalogue raisonné of De Coninck's work.
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