Edwaert Collier

Still life with an ink stand, a wax seal, a globe and books and papers on a draped table, 1697-1708
Sotheby's (London (England)) 2005-07-07, nr. 129
Object information
Object category
canvas, oil paint
rectangle (portrait format) 75 x 62,2 cm
Information about the signature, dating, inscription or any other mark on the front or back of the art work
  • inscription left center: VITA/ BREVIS/ ARS/ LONGA.
    op een los vel papier, stekend uit een boek
  • signed center: Mr Edward Collier,/ Painter at/ London
  • dated lower right: 1697
    op pamflet
  • inscription center: To the Rie..// A Description/ of the/ WORLD,/ containing/ EUROPA./ ASIA/ AFFRICA/and/AMERI..
    in een boek
  • inscription lower center: His Majesties/ MOST GRACIOUS SPEECH/ To both Houses of/ PARLIAMENT/ on Tuesday the Twenty of October 1697/ LONDON/ Printed by Charles Bill and the Executrix/ of Thomas Newcomb. deceas'd; Printers/ to the Kings most Excellent Majesty/ 1697
    op een pamflet
Current attribution
Edwaert Collier
Exact or approximate dating of the described art work; the search parameters adopted for this art work in this database, are found in brackets.
1697-1708 (1697 - 1708)
vervaardigd in of na oktober 1697 volgens datering op pamflet; Collier overleed in 1708
Created in
London (England) blijkens opschrift op brief in schilderij
Artistically related
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Such as a preparatory studie, comparable composition, other version, or copy of the artwork in this record.
Visual documentation
Creation date: 2009-12-01; Last modified date: 2015-07-14


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