Artist Willem Kalf, Dutch, 1619-1693
  • Still Life with Columbine Goblet
Date ca. 1660
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 22 7/8 × 19 1/2 inches (58.1 × 49.5 cm)
Framed: 32 3/4 × 29 5/8 × 3 1/8 inches (83.2 × 75.2 × 7.9 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund
Accession Number 26.43
Department European Painting
On View Dutch Golden Age S380, Level 3 (see map)
by 1699, the Electors of Brandenburg and Kings of Prussia (Schloss Oranienberg, near Berlin, Germany);
Galerie van Diemen (Berlin, Germany);
(Karl Lilienfeld, New York, New York, USA);
1926-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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