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An image of Still life with imaginary view by Laurens Craen

Laurens Craen

(Netherlands circa 1620 – between 1665-1671)

Title
Still life with imaginary view
Other titles:
Still life
Still life with landscape view through curtain
Year
circa 1645-circa 1650
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on panel
Dimensions

63.4 x 85.3 cm board; 81.0 x 103.7 cm frame

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Sir Arthur Downes in memory of his uncle J.F. Downes and of his cousin F.W.A. Downes H.L.A. 1929
Accession number
552
Location
15th–19th c European art
Provenance (1)

Sir Arthur Henry Downes, England, Gift of Sir Arthur Downes 1929. Letter from Downes 1929 "there is a tradition that the picture was won at cards by a gambling Mytton of former days" (Mytton was a Downes ancestor).

Bibliography (4)

Don Anderson (Editor), Banquet of the mind, Milsons Point, 2000, cover (colour illus.).

Norbert Middlekoop, The golden age of Dutch art: seventeenth century paintings from the Rijksmuseum and Australian collections, Perth, 1997, 54 (colour illus.), 55. cat.no. 15

Robin Carl Norling and Peter Pinson, Robin Norling, Sydney, 2010, 16, 17.

Peter Tomory and Robert Gaston, European Paintings before 1800 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1989, 116 (illus.). no. 356

Exhibition history (1)

The golden age of Dutch art: seventeenth century paintings from the Rijksmuseum and Australian collections: