Bouquet of Flowers in a Serpentine Vase

  • OSIAS BEERT THE ELDER
1580 Kortrijk – Antwerp 1623

Panel: 65 x 50 cm

Circa 1610-1619

Provenance
Bohman Collection, Swaneholms Castle, Sweden, before 1976;
Robert Noortman Gallery, London, 1976 – 1977;
Anonymous sale, Dorotheum, Vienna, 19 June 1979, lot 12 (sold with the certificate of Dr. Ingvar Bergström mentioning “an important work by Osias Beert the Elder (ca. 1580-1624 and in excellent state of preservation. It may in likelihood be dated in the period 1615 – 21, London, November 1976)”;
Charles Roelofsz, Amsterdam, 2003;
Private collection, Germany, 2003 – 2014;
Private collection, UK;
Private collection, USA.

Literature
London, Robert Noortman Gallery, “Osias Beert the Elder” in A Selection of Important
Paintings by Old and Modern Masters from our 1977 Collection, 1977, No. 2, illustrated;
Greindl, Edith, Les Peintres flamands de nature morte au XVIIe siècle, Michel Lefebvre, Sterrebeek, 1983, p. 337, No. 82;
Hairs, Marie-Louise, Les Peintres flamands de fleurs au XVIIe siècle, Tournai, 1985, volume 1, pp. 340-341, volume 2, p. 4;
Hairs, Marie-Louise, Les Peintres flamands de fleurs au XVIIe siècle, Tournai, 1998, p. 290.

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