14 November 2012
Johannes Kuveenis (Bremen c.1620-after 1665 The Hague)
Apples, pears, a melon, a bucket with gherkins and a basket with grapes, peaches and artichokes, all on a wooden table with four lapwings
signed and dated 'J · Kúveenis · fect. A° 1645' (lower left)
oil on panel
71.6 x 93.4 cm.
with Frank Partridge, London; Christie's, London, 3 June 1918, lot 292 (15 gns. to Buck).
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An identical bucket with copper nails occurs in a painting, also dated 1645, that was with G.C. Dekkers, Wassenaar, in 1982 (E. Buijsen, ed., Haagse Schilders in de Gouden Eeuw, 1998, p. 322).
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