Old Masters Online Auction

March 03 - 08, 2018

Online Auction
LOT 71
Manner of Ferdinand van Kessel (1648-1696)
  • Manner of Ferdinand van Kessel (1648-1696)
  • Manner of Ferdinand van Kessel (1648-1696)
  • Manner of Ferdinand van Kessel (1648-1696)
  • Manner of Ferdinand van Kessel (1648-1696)
  • Manner of Ferdinand van Kessel (1648-1696)

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Manner of Ferdinand van Kessel (1648-1696), Flemish

MONKEY STEALING FOOD FROM A TABLE

Oil on panel, sculpted tondo on an square panel
Diameter height 9 in — 22.9 cm; 9.5 x 9.25 in — 24.1 x 23.5 cm

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $1,440
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

The monkey motif was a recurrent one in Frans Snyders's work; it was appreciated by the public, and was a traditional symbol of lechery, excess, and greed.

Provenance:

By descent