Lot 255. Staverenus, Peter. Personifications of the Five senses

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Auction date:04.07.2018   16:00
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Lot 255Staverenus, Peter. Personifications of the Five senses
Five Paintings. A painting (money counters) in the top right-signed. Oil on wood. Approx. 16 x 12 cm. Restored Min. dam. Frame. The senses, the representations are as follows course grading depth: The senses, the representations are as supplied arrange depth: GerucHöhe: Laughing man Smoking pipe with tobacco. Taste: Laughing man with Romans. Feeling: A Barber treating a man. Face depth: a Young woman, facing to the right. Hearing: Money Counter. Peter Staverenus, Genre, and portrait painter, and engraver, became in 1635 a member of the Haarlem St. Lucas Guild. His work is reminiscent of the works of Frans Hals' (1582/83 - 1666 Haarlem). The present series of the Five senses seems to be in the 17. To be a century, the immensely popular have been: Abraham Blooteling mezzotint etchings created after this (detectable, for example, in the British Museum, London), as created by Pieter Schenck and Jan Verkolje engravings after the originals Staverenus'. In the 18th century. Century was Carrington Bowles, of the Person of the money counter for a satirical copper engraving, inspire. A copper engraving with the representation of the "face" of the series can be found on two Trompe-l'oeil still life of the artist Edwaert Collier (Schwerin, Staatliches Museum, Inv.No. G 3825, dated 1704, 1706 dated painting at Sotheby's London on 19. In October 1995, cat.No. 91 was auctioned). It is an investigation report from the Art Loss register, London, from 20. In October 2010, in which it is confirmed that this painting in 1942 to be shipped directly from the collection Prentzel in the auction, Hans W. Lange and the auction was legitimate. Literature: Bernt, Walther-The Netherlandish painter and draughtsman of the 17th century. Century. 3. Bd. 4. Ed. Munich 1980, p. 23: mention of the present series. Provenance: Collection Of Privy Councillor Alexander Prentzel, Berlin. Auction, Hans W. Lange, Berlin, 12./13. In May, 1942, Cat.No 208 (Fig.). - Neumeister, Munich, Auction 350 "Selected Works", 30. November 2010, Cat.No. 33.

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