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Balthasar van der Ast

Still life of flowers in a glass jug with three shells, a spider and a grasshopper on a ledge, ca. 1618/1619
Private collection
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Object information
Object category
painting
Support/medium
panel, oil paint
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (portrait format) 40,8 x 27,8 cm
Signature/inscription
Information about the signature, dating, inscription or any other mark on the front or back of the art work
  • signed lower right: .Bv. Ast.
    in bruin; B en V ineen, punten voor 'B', achter 'v' en achter 't' ruitvormig. Wijze van signeren wijst op vroege datering vóór 1620, circa 1618/1618 (Sam Segal 10-1991)
  • label on the back: Lady Ottilmi Morell/ 44 Bedford Square/ Balthasar/ van der Ast 1590-1656/ W/E
  • inscription on the back: C.J.E./172
    rond, in rode leters
Current attribution
Balthasar van der Ast
Date
Exact or approximate dating of the described art work; the search parameters adopted for this art work in this database, are found in brackets.
c. 1618/1619 (1618 - 1619)
op basis van wijze van signeren, compositie, kleurgebruik en afgebeelde bloemsoorten (Sam Segal 10-1991)
Provenance
Exhibitions and literature
Visual documentation
Entered on: 2009-02-09; Last modification: 2015-07-14

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