23 - 24 June 2015
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF MRS. MARIA VAN ES (LOTS 24, 43, 63, 64, 77, 126, 254-267)
Jan Vonck (Torun 1631-1663/64)
Various birds on a stone ledge
signed and dated 'J. Vonck : Fecit:/ A. 1657' (centre right)
oil on panel
44.1 x 36.8 cm.
with L. van Zanten, Rotterdam, where acquired by the father of the late owner in 1919.
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Utrecht, Utrechtse Kunsthandel v/h Caramelli & Tessaro, Tentoonstelling van Oude Schilderijen door Hollandsche Meesters (Zeventiende Eeuw), 15 December 1919 - 15 January 1920, no. 11, as dated 1637.
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