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Lot 154: f - GERRIT BATTEM ROTTERDAM CIRCA 1636 - 1684

Est: £6,000 GBP - £8,000 GBPSold:
Sotheby'sDecember 09, 2004London, United Kingdom

Item Overview

Description

signed lower right: Battem fe

oil on panel

Dimensions

33 by 28.5 cm.; 13 by 11 1/4 in.

Artist or Maker

Literature

F.G. Meijer, 'Fish still-lifes in Holland and Flanders', in Fish: Still-lifes by Dutch and Flemish masters 1550-1700, exhibition catalogue, Utrecht, Centraal Museum, 2004, p. 65, fig. 50.

Provenance

PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF JOHN CLIVE COURT

The Rev. Lord Augustus Fitzclarence, Vicar of Mapledurham;
Thence by descent to his wife, Lady Augustus Fitzclarence;
Thence by descent to her eldest daughter, Miss Eva Fitzclarencer;
Thence by descent to her nephew, Major T.C.E. Geoff;
Thence by descent, until bequeathed to a gentleman;
His anonymous sale, Bonhams, London, 10 July 2002, lot 306, for £4,000, where possibly acquired by Mr. Court.

Notes

Another similar treatment of this subject, but in a landscape setting and signed, was sold in London, Christie's, 27 July 1936, lot 146, as by "Battini".

For the collecting activities of John Clive Court please see the note to lot 144.

Auction Details

Old Master Paintings, Part Two

by
Sotheby's
December 09, 2004, 12:00 AM EST

34-35 New Bond Street, London, LDN, W1A 2AA, UK