London, South Kensington
28 October 2009
Elias Vonck (Amsterdam 1605-1652)
A swan, a peacock, a hare, a canary and other fowl on a partly-draped ledge, with a hound
signed 'Elias Vonck. fe...' (lower right)
oil on canvas
50½ x 65¼ in. (128.3 x 165.8 cm.)
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, Amsterdam, 3 May 1999, lot 105.
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For a similar composition, see the artist's work in the Bayerischen Staatsgemäldesammlungen, Munich (see S.A. Sullivan, The Dutch Gamepiece, 1984, fig.42).
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