13 - 14 May 2014
Gerrit van Vucht (1610-1697 Schiedam)
A ham on a pewter plate, a peeled lemon, various jugs and glasses, all on a partially draped table
oil on panel
39 x 32.3 cm.
with A.S. Drey, Munich, as G. Heda.
G.H.G. Braams, Arnhem; His sale, Frederik Muller, Amsterdam, 24 September 1918, lot 178, as Pieter Potter.
Wilhelm Kalle, Rhineland.
Anonymous sale; F. Dorling, Hamburg, 10-13 June 1981, lot 5100.
Anonymous sale; Fischer, Luzern, 2-3 June 1987, lot 926.
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Ahead of the sale of portraits of four different muses, we focus on the women the artist came to depend on so passionately
In the latter years of her life Georgia O’Keeffe and Barney A. Ebsworth became friends. Two O'Keeffe works from Ebsworth’s collection are offered in November
Specialist Sarah Reynolds on the women whose work made waves in Victorian Britain, from Emma Sandys to Laura, Lady Alma-Tadema
Specialist Imogen Kerr on why the artist wanted everyone to be able to own one of his works
On 6 and 7 of December Christie’s will offer almost 400 lots from a collection that includes works by Hals, Van Dyck, Leyster, Snyders and Jan Brueghel the Elder
Offered to benefit a new scholarship initiative from Bennington College, this work distils the unique form of abstraction for which the artist would become famous