24 avril 2019

Guercino, A vanitas still life with a skull atop a book, an hourglass and two glass vases of flowers

Lot 20. Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, called Guercino (Cento 1591-1666 Bologna), A vanitas still life with a skull atop a book, an hourglass and two glass vases of flowers,inscribed '·QVI QVA[...]' (center left, on the book) and 'Contra v[...]' (center right, on thecartellino), oil on canvas, 12 1/8 x 15 1/8 in. (30.8 x 38.5 cm.) Estimate USD 2,000,000 - USD 3,000,000. Price realised USD 2,415,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Provenance: Church of the Santissima Trinità dei Cappuccini,... [Lire la suite]
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29 juillet 2018

Jacob Gerritsz. Cuyp, A vanitas still life with an angel blowing bubbles

Lot 277. Jacob Gerritsz. Cuyp (Dordrecht 1594 - 1652 (?), A vanitas still life with an angel blowing bubbles, inscribed on the tablet: Bereyt u selven/ want ghy sult/ sterven/ Eert te laet is ("Prepare yourself, for you shall die- before it is too late"), oil on canvas, 40 3/8 by 70 in.; 102.5 by 178 cm. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 USD. Lot sold 374,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's Provenance: Private collection, Austria. Note: This unique painting, only recently recognised as a work by Jacob... [Lire la suite]
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24 février 2018

Harmen van Steenwijck, A vanitas still life with a bust, a standing sculpture, a skull, an oil lamp, a sword, clay pipes,...

Harmen van Steenwijck (Circa 1612 - Delft - after 1655), A vanitas still life with a bust, a standing sculpture, a skull, an oil lamp, a sword, clay pipes, a cowrie shell and other items on a stone ledge, Oil on panel, 60.8 x 81.8 cm (23.9 x 32.2 in.). Signed with initials 'HS'. © TEFAF 2018 This work shares some elements with Steenwyck's Still life: An allegory of the vanitiesof human life in the collection of the National Gallery, London (NG1256). The most notable element are the unusual oil lamp and... [Lire la suite]
29 juillet 2017

Edwaert Collier (Breda 1642 - 1708 London(?), Vanitas still life, 1662

Lot 68. Edwaert Collier (Breda 1642 - 1708 London(?), Vanitas still life with a candlestick, musical instruments, dutch books, a writing set, an astrological and a terrestial globe and an hourglass, all on a draped table, signed and dated lower center:  Edwaerdt/Collier/1662, oil on canvas, 38 1/2  by 51 1/8  in.; 98 by 129.7 cm. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 USD. Lot sold 506,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Count Edward Raczynski, Warsaw and London;Mr. and Mrs.... [Lire la suite]
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18 août 2016

Painter of the 17th century, Vanitas Still Life

Lot 829. Painter of the 17th century, Vanitas Still Life. Oil on canvas. 48 x 65 cm. Photo Hampel. The sujet typical objects like skulls, broken glass, extinguished candles and hourglass to an open book in multiples, against black background. The illumination from the top left, the painting style with a strong reminiscence of Spanish painting of the 17th century. Estimate: € 6200-6500 Hampel, June 30, 2016 
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17 août 2016

Napolitan master of the 17th century, Vanitas Still Life

Napolitan master of the 17th century, Vanitas Still Life. Oil on canvas. Relined.  45 x 57 cm. Photo Hampel Lot 137. Estimate: € 2000-4000   Memento mori representation, in which the items of transience are addressed as skulls and bones on a book, behind a concave mirror, in which the interior of the artists' studios will be seen by seen from the back of the easel. Right nightlight, hourglass and conch shell with dried red poppies. Top left trompe l'oeil painted by way of glued paper.  ... [Lire la suite]
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17 août 2016

Vanitas Still Life, 17th century

Vanitas Still Life, 17th century. Oil on canvas. 50 x 58 cm. Photo Hampel With a skull in the center, surrounded by a burning candle on a candlestick, salt chamber, hourglass and a Snuffers which is a symbol of the extinction of light and life. Lot 33. Estimate: € 4500-5500 Hampel. 7 avril 2016
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16 juin 2014

Edwaert Collier, Vanitas still life with a globe, a violin and bow, lemon peel, a recorder, a musical score, an open book, ...

  Edwaert Collier (Breda active before 1663 - 1708 Leiden (?)), Vanitas still life with a globe, a violin and bow, lemon peel, a recorder, a musical score, an open book, an hour glass and other objects. Photo Sotheby's signed and dated on piece of paper lower centre: Edward. Collier. fecit and inscribed on a piece of paper in the centre: HAEC MEA / VOLUP. / TAS. ('This is my pleasure');, oil on canvas, 100 by 125 cm.; 39 3/8 by 49 1/4 in. Estimation 80,000 — 120,000 GBP Provenance: Spencer collection;Acquired by Paul... [Lire la suite]
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03 décembre 2013

Attributed to Jean Valette-Falgores, called Penot (Montauban 1710-1777),Vanitas still life with globe, violin, hourglass and mil

Attributed to Jean Valette-Falgores, called Penot (Montauban 1710-1777),Vanitas still life with globe, violin, hourglass and military medal. Photo Sotheby's. oil on canvas; 37.8 by 42.5 cm.; 15 by 16 3/4 in. Estimation 6,000 — 8,000 GBP Provenance: Private collection, Rhineland. Sotheby's. Old Master & British Paintings Day Sale. London | 05 déc. 2013 - www.sothebys.com
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03 décembre 2013

Pieter Claesz. (Berchem 1597/8 - 1660/1 Haarlem), Vanitas still life with a book, a glass roemer, a skull, a lute, a pack of car

Pieter Claesz. (Berchem 1597/8 - 1660/1 Haarlem), Vanitas still life with a book, a glass roemer, a skull, a lute, a pack of cards and piece of parchment on a table. Photo Sotheby's. signed with monogram lower centre on the seal: PC; oil on canvas; 49.7 by 65 cm.; 19 1/2 by 25 5/8 in. Estimation 50,000 — 70,000 GBP Provenance: With B. Rapp, Stockholm, 1949;Private collection, Sweden;With Charles Roelofs, Amsterdam, 1985;Sale, Stockholm, Bukowski, 25 April 1990, lot 364. Litterature: N.R.A. Vroom, A Modest Message, Schiedam 1980,... [Lire la suite]
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