17 December 1999
Gerrit van Vucht (1610-1697, active Scheidam)
A vanitas still life
oil on panel
11 x 17 in. (29.8 x 44.5 cm.)
Sir Henry Thompson.
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London, Royal Academy, Winter Exhibition of Works of the Old Masters, 1843, no. 68 as 'Isaac van Ostade'.
Still lifes by the artist are rare. Another kitchen interior is in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Inv. No. A 296. For a discussion of Olis's still lifes see Bergstrm, Jan Olis as a Still Life Painter, Oud Holland, 66, 1951, S. 56 ff.
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