Art/ Collection/ Art Object

A Carnation ("Hollandia Liberata")

Zacharias Blijhooft (Dutch, ca. 1630–1681 Middelburg)
Watercolor and gouache
Sheet: 11 1/4 x 7 5/8 in. (28.5 x 19.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Brooke Russell Astor Bequest, 2013
Accession Number:
Not on view
Signature: At lower right, signed and dated "Z. Blÿhooft.fe / 1675." in pen and brown ink; below, inscribed "Z.B" in black chalk, possibly by the artist

Inscription: At lower left, inscribed "Hollandia. / Liberata." in pen and red and brown ink, by the artist; at lower right, inscribed "Z.B" in black chalk, possibly by the artist. Verso: at center, a paraphe; below, inscribed "34" (?) in graphite (20th-century handwriting); at lower right, inscribed "099335" in graphite (20th-century handwriting).
sale, Sotheby's, New York (American), January 25, 2012, lot 179; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel , Munich
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