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Title

Still life with imaginary view

circa 1645-circa 1650


Artist

Laurens Craen

Netherlands

circa 1620 -


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Other Titles

Still life

Still life with landscape view through curtain


Date

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


Artist information

Laurens Craen

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Provenance


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).


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


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