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A still life with flowers and fruits with a bird’s nest and eggs

  • Listed: January 1, 1970 12:00 am
  • Title: A still life with flowers and fruits with a bird's nest and eggs
  • Artist: Jan van Huysum
  • Origins:
  • Format (cm): 89.2 x 71.7 cm.
  • Format (in): 35 1/8 x 28¼ in.
  • Material:
  • Last Sale price: 218 500,00
  • Last Sale date:
A still life with flowers and fruits with a bird’s nest and eggs

Description

Jan van Huysum (Amsterdam 1682-1749) A still life with flowers and fruits with a bird’s nest and eggs signed ‘Jan van Huysum fecit’ (lower right) oil on canvas 35 1/8 x 28¼ in. (89.2 x 71.7 cm.)
Captain W. A. Hankey; sale, Galerie Sedelmeyer, Paris, 25 May 1907, lot 85 (2900 francs). with Rafael Fine Arts, New York, where acquired by the present owner.
PROPERTY OF A SOUTH FLORIDA COLLECTOR
C. Hofstede de Groot, A Catalogue Raisonné, … , London, 1928, X, p. 377, no. 197. M.H. Grant, Jan van Huysum: 1682-1749, including a Catalogue Raisonné of the Artist’s Fruit & Flower Paintings , Leigh-on-Sea, 1954, p. 28, no. 157. S. Segal, M. Ellens and J. Dik, The Temptations of Flora: Jan van Huysum, 1682-1749 , exhibition catalogue, Waanders, 2007, p. 56, fig. 5.9 (as formerly Altman collection, New York).
London, Royal Academy, Exhibition of Works by The Old Masters and by Deceased Masters of the British School , Winter, 1885, no. 138 (lent by Captain W. A. Hankey).

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