Anthony Claesz. II (Amsterdam 1616-1652), ‘Roses, tulips, and other flowers in a glass vase with insects and a lizard in a stone niche’, signed and dated ‘Anthony . Claesz fecit . 1641.’ (lower right), oil on panel, arched top, 21¾ x 15 in. (55.3 x 38.1 cm). Estimate $40,000 – $60,000. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015
Provenance: with Newhouse Galleries, New York, according to a label on the reverse.
PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
Note: We are grateful to Fred Meijer, of the RKD in The Hague, for confirming the attribution on first hand inspection (29 October 2014).
Christie’s. OLD MASTER PAINTINGS & SCULPTURE PART II, 29 January 2015, New York, Rockefeller Plaza