13 April 2010
Cornelis Stangerus (Delft 1616-1667 Middelburg)
An earthenware jug, a bun, a 'Roemer', sliced herring on a pewter plate and a 'Kometenglas' on a partially draped table
signed and dated 'C. Stangerus. F 1664.' (lower right)
oil on canvas
54 x 59 cm.
Mr. and Mrs. Otto-O'Méara; Giroux, Brussels, 15 October 1928, lot 68.
with Hoogsteder, The Hague, 1979-85.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, Amsterdam, 17 May 2004, lot 82.
Anonymous sale; Bonhams, London, 4 July 2007, lot 55, where bought by the present owner.
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G. Jansen,'Cornelius Stangerus: An Artful Painter', Mercury, 1985, I, pp. 49-50, illustrated.
E. Gemar-Koeltzsch, Holländische Stillebenmaler im 17. Jahrhundert, Lingen, 1995, III, p. 951, no. 373/1, illustrated.
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