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Pieter Claesz
(1597 - Haarlem - 1660)

“Elaborate still life with a crab, various fruits, a salt cellar, three berkemeyer glasses on a tin plate and a china bowl with olives”

Oil on panel
52,5 x 84 cm
signed with monogram and dated 1651 (on the edge of the plate with peaches)
More info
Provenance:
Collection art dealer Kunsthandel Douwes, Amsterdam, before 1925;
sale Lempertz Köln, December 1926;
with art dealer P. de Boer, Amsterdam;
collection Fr. de Vilder, Laren, 1943;
thence by descent to a private Dutch collection.
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Exhibited

The Hague, Pulchri studio 1926; collection Goudstikker, no.30;

Haarlem, Frans Hals Museum (Nov. 2004-April 2005) and Zürich, Kunsthaus (April-August 2005): ‘Pieter Claesz, Meester van het stilleven in de Gouden Eeuw’, with a catalogue by Pieter Biesboer, Martina Brunner-Bulst, Henry D. Gregory and Christian Klemm, cat. no. 45, with ill.

Literature

N.R.A. Vroom, 1945, no. 79, ill. no. 15;
N.R.A. Vroom, ‘A Modest Message as intimated by the painters of the ‘Monochrome Banketje’ ‘, 1980, Schiedam Interbook International, Schiedam, no. 153, p. 36 (still as ‘probably in co-operation with R. Koets’);

Dr. Martina Brunner-Bulst, ‘Pieter Claesz. der Hauptmeister des Haarlemer Stillebens im

  1. Jahrhundert’, Luca Verlag, Lingen 2004, cat. no. 192, p. 317 with ill., & text, p. 133 & 184.

The fruits are authograph and not as suggested in the past, in co-operation with Roelof Koets. (M. Brunner-Bulst).

RKD: img.no. ONS950 / permalink site https://rkd.nl/explore/images/21549

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