Jan Vermeulen

Haarlem act. 1638 - 1674

A Still Life of an open Book, a Globe, an Hourglass, an Inkwell, closed Books and Musical Instruments

Medium:

Oil on Canvas

Category:

Still Life

Dimensions:

103.5(h) x 84.3(w) cms

Framed Dimensions:

124(h) x 103.8(w) cms

Signed:

Signed on the Hourglass: 'IVM'

Essay:

A comparable painting by the artist, with a similar composition in reverse, is in The Mauritshuis, The Hague (inv. no. 402).

Provenance:

Johann Peter Clemens (1820-79), owner of the private Banking House Clemens, Koblenz;
By inheritance to his daughter Angelika Liebieg (1847-1919), SchloƟ Liebieg, Kobern-Gondorf and Reichenberg (now Liberec, Czech Republic);
By inheritance to the previous owner.