9 July 2008
William Ormea (active Utrecht ?1611-1673)
A still life with a basket of sole, a cod and other fish, with a crab and seashells on a beach
signed and dated 'W. ORMEA. A. 1646.' (lower centre)
oil on canvas
27 x 40 in. (68.6 x 101.6 cm.)
Anonymous sale; Phillips, London, 7 April 1981, lot 64.
Anonymous sale; Nagel Auktionen, Stuttgart, 5 December 1998, lot 558.
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Fish: Still lifes by Dutch and Flemish masters 1550-1700, exhibition catalogue, Utrecht, Centraal Museum, 2004, pp. 47-8, fig. 32.
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