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A stoneware vase of flowers

Brueghel, Jan, the elder (painter)

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A stoneware vase of flowers


Brueghel, Jan, the elder (painter) [ULAN info: Flemish artist, 1568-1625]







Technique Description

oil on panel


height: 60.3 cm
width: 42.2 cm


circa 1607 to 1608


bequeathed: Fairhaven, Major the Hon Henry Rogers Broughton, Second Lord 1975 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

Sotheby's, 1948, bought by donor (but see Lord Fairhaven's annotated Grant, appears to be Christie's 13 May 1948, lot 104)

Bequeathed 1973, received 1975


  1. signature
    Content: BRVEGHEL


  1. (2005) Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum, London: Scala [page: 36]
  2. Grant, Maurice H. (1952) Flower Paintings Through Four Centuries; The Broughton Collection, Leigh-on-Sea: F. Lewis Ltd [page: 55]
    [comments: cat. no. 16, pl. 3 (colour)]
  3. Mitchell, Peter (1973) European Flower Painters, London? [page: 21]
    [comments: repr. in colour, pl. 3]
  4. Hairs, Marie-Louise (1985) Les Peintres Flamands de fleurs au XVIIè siècle, Brussels: Le Febvre et Gillet
    [comments: pl. 6]
  5. (1993) Pick of the Bunch; a loan exhibition of flower and still life paintings from the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, including works from the Broughton bequest, London? [page: 8]
    [comments: repr. in colour]

Accession Number

PD.20-1975 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 1181; Input Date: 2000-01-18 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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