Bouquet of Flowers on a Ledge

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Bouquet of Flowers on a Ledge

Holland, 1619
Paintings
Oil on copper
11 × 9 in. (27.94 × 22.86 cm) Frame: 15 × 14 × 1 in. (38.1 × 35.56 × 2.54 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward W. Carter (M.2003.108.7)
Not currently on public view

Provenance

Ulric Palm, Stockholm, before 1934, sold through;(1) [G. Stenman, Stockholm, to]; Dr. Einar Perman (1893–1976), Stockholm, by 1936. Anne-Marie (Mrs.

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Ulric Palm, Stockholm, before 1934, sold through;(1) [G. Stenman, Stockholm, to]; Dr. Einar Perman (1893–1976), Stockholm, by 1936. Anne-Marie (Mrs. John) Goelet (1900–1988), New York and Amblainville, Oise, France, in 1963.(2) Private collection, Boston, 1966–67. [Newhouse Galleries, New York, sold 1976 to]; Mr. and Mrs. Edward William Carter, Los Angeles, given 2003 to; LACMA.

Footnotes

(1) Amsterdam 1934 identifies the lender as a private collection in Stockholm, previously Palm. According to a letter dated 26 January 1984 from Dr. Einar Perman to Mr. and Mrs. Carter (Bosschaert object file, Department of European Painting and Sculpture, LACMA), Ulric Palm was for a long time the art adviser to Bukowski, the leading art gallery of Stockholm. Palm was a good friend of Perman, who purchased the painting from Palm through the dealer Stenman.

(2)The Goelet family lived in France and New York.A letter dated 23 December 1981 from the still-life scholar Ingvar Bergstrom to Scott Schaeffer, then curator of European paintings at LACMA (Bosschaert object file, Department of European Painting and Sculpture, LACMA) remarks that he had known the painting for "nearly fifty years. I am glad now to know its present whereabouts."

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Bibliography

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  • Walsh, Jr., John., and Cynthis P. Schneider. A Mirror of Nature:  Dutch Paintings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Edward William Carter (Second Edition).  Los Angeles:  Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1992.

    View this publication in LACMA's Reading Room

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