8 July 2016
Nicolaes van Veerendael (Antwerp 1640-1691)
Peonies, carnations, morning glory, a Semper Augustus tulip and other flowers in a glass vase, with a snail, a butterfly, a dragonfly and other insects on a partially-draped ledge
oil on canvas
15 7/8 x 12 ¼ in. (40.3 x 31 cm.)
John Henderson (d.1879), 3 Montague Street, Russell Square, London; his sale (†), Christie’s, London, 15 February 1882, lot 379 as ‘J. van Huysum’ (13 gns. to Grego).
Anonymous sale [Order of the Executors of a Deceased Estate]; Sotheby’s, London, 20 April 1977, lot 111 as ‘Veerendael’ (£17,000).
with Hoogsteder-Naumann, 1983.
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We are grateful to Fred Meijer of the RKD, The Hague, for confirming the attribution after inspection of the original and his assistance in cataloguing this lot.
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