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Flowers in a glass vase: 1487

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Current Location: Gallery 15: Dutch Gallery


Flowers in a glass vase


Painter: Heem, Jan Davidsz. de




History note: Herman de Kat (of Dordrecht), sold Paris, Drouot, 2-3 May 1866 (30); Arthur Seymour, London; his sale, Christie's, 4th July 1896, lot 25; Hartley bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 93.2 cm
Width: 69.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Hartley, A. G.

School or Style

Dutch-Flemish School

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood)

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: JD de Heem f
  • Location: On the base of the niche, to right
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1487
Primary reference Number: 1495
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 14 September 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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