Edwaert Collier

Lot Details

Lot 23
Edwaert Collier
Dutch, 1640-1702
Vanitas Still Life
Signed Edwert Collier and dated
Anno 1669 on the cover of the book hanging from the edge of the table (lc); inscribed De mortuis nil nisi [bonum dicendum] (of the dead nothing but good is to be said) on the sheet of paper extending from the books on the table; and Memento Mori (remember that you must die) on the sheet at upper right
Oil on panel
12 7/8 x 10 5/8 inches (32.6 x 27 cm)
Provenance:
[Sale] Christies New York, Feb 1-2, 2005, lot 67
There is a very similar version of this composition by Collier at the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida


Estimate: $1,000 - $3,000
Sold for $12,600 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Some surface abrasion. Some lines and shadows reinforced.


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Estimate: $1,000 - $3,000
Sold for $12,600 (includes buyer's premium)

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Old Master Paintings/English & Continental Furniture, Silver & Decorations

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