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Roelant Savery (1576 - 1639)

Lot 41: Roelandt Savery (Courtrai 1576-1639 Utrecht)

Bonhams

July 9, 2003
London, United Kingdom

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Description

Lions resting in a wooded glade with a parrot, animal bones and a waterfall nearby, two leopards on the bank beyond
signed 'ROELANDT. SAVERY' (lower centre)oil on panel
44 x 62.7 cm. (17 1/4 x 24 5/8 in.)

Exhibited

Ghent, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Roelandt Savery 1576-1639, 10th April-13th June, 1954, no. 87 (lent from a private collection)

The artist painted two similar versions of this subject, both signed: one in the collection of Graf von Schönborn, Pommersfelden; the other in the Kulturgeschichtes Museum, Osnabrück (see Roelandt Savery in Seiner Zeit 1576-1639, exhibition catalogue, Cologne, Wallraf-Richartz Museum, 28th September 24th November, 1985, cat. nos. 24 and 50.

Provenance

with J. Leger and Son, London, 24th June, 1955

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