Lot 229: WILLEM VAN AELST
Old Master and British Paintings Day Sale
December 8, 2011
London, United Kingdom
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION
DELFT 1627 - IN OR AFTER 1683 AMSTERDAM (?)
A STILL LIFE WITH TULIPS AND OTHER FLOWERS IN A VASE ON A MARBLE LEDGE, WITH A LIZARD AND A BUTTERFLY
oil on oak panel
45.7 by 32.1 cm.; 18 by 12 5/8 in.
Lt. Col. G. B. Bryant, OBE, MC;
Earl of Drogheda (according to an inscription on the reverse);
Anonymous sale ('The Property of a Gentleman'), London, Christie's, 27 June 1969, lot 92 (as Rachel Ruysch and as one of a pair, with the following lot).
Exhibited: Leamington Spa, Leamington Spa Art Gallery, Art Treasures of Warwickshire Exhibition, 29 May - 3 July 1948 (as Rachel Ruysch).