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  • Title: Still Life
  • Date Created: c. 1660
  • Physical Dimensions: w53.8 x h64.4 cm (overall)
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: Chester Dale Collection
  • External Link: National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
  • Medium: oil on canvas
  • Theme: still life
  • School: Dutch
  • Provenance: Possibly Joseph Daniel Böhm [1794-1865], Vienna; possibly (his sale, Alexandre Posonyi, Vienna, 4 December 1865, no. 1682).[1] (Cottier & Co., New York); sold 1889 to Mrs. Henry Osborne Havemeyer [née Louisine Waldron Elder, 1855-1929], New York; (sale, American Art Association, Anderson Galleries, New York, 10 April 1930, no. 46); Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York; gift 1943 to NGA. [1] Lucius Grisebach, Willem Kalf, 1619-1693, Berlin, 1974, 258, no. 102, suggests that the Still Life might be identified as the Böhm painting auctioned in Vienna on 4 December 1865. The painting in this sale, however, was probably another composition, for it is described in the auction catalogue as having four pomegranates ("vier spanische Granatäpfel").
  • Artist: Willem Kalf

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