9 July 1999
Jan van Kessel I (Antwerp 1626-1679)
Studies of butterflies, moths, a dragonfly, a grasshopper and other insects
oil on copper
3.7/8 x 9.1/8 in. (9.4 x 23.2 cm.)
a pair (2)
Sydney van der Bergh.
with Leonard Koetser, 1963.
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Laren, Singer Museum, Five Centuries of Painting, 1959, no. 55.
We are grateful to Mr. Fred Meijer for confirming the attribution, having examined the paintings in person.
Specialist Joy McCall answers key questions for collectors of the glassmaker’s exquisite pieces. Illustrated with lots offered in the Lalique sale on 15 May
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