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Still life with flowers, oranges and butterfly

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Lost Art-ID478427
Artist / Createrde Heem, David Cornelisz. (zugeschrieben)
TitleStill life with flowers, oranges and butterfly
DatingZwischen 1680 und 1691
Type of objectPainting
Generic terms
  • Still-life with flowers
Measures (ca.)  Height: 70.20 cm  Width: 56.00 cm 
Material / TechniqueOil : canvas / painted
Descriptionon recto, lower right, signed in black: “D. De Heem”

on verso, upper left, inscribed in white chalk: “DG 6”; upper right, handwritten label inscribed in black: “517/” and in red: “Dr. G”; on vertical stretcher bar, inscribed in white: “K [?]”, in pencil: “24”, “31” [crossed out], in white: “70 x 56”; at left, inscribed in pencil: “X”, “X”; on horizontal stretcher bar, right, in white chalk: “DG 6”
HoldingSchwabinger Kunstfund
By 28 April 1944: Raphaël Gerard, Paris (per Gurlitt Papers)
After September 1953: Hildebrand Gurlitt, Dusseldorf (per Gurlitt Papers)
Thence by descent to Cornelius Gurlitt, Munich/Salzburg
From 6 May 2014: Estate of Cornelius Gurlitt
published since
9. December 2013


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