Johann Amandus Winck

Bouquet

1809

– Label: Arthur Tooth & Sons, No. 74 (third digit illegible)

“Johann Amand Winck, “Flowers in a Carafe”, signed and dated 1809

Handwritten in ink across the label: “Frederic with …(illegible) devotion of (?) Vincent Massey and Alice Vincent Massey. 12 July 1943”

– Label : “Frederic Hudd”

– Label: “A2166” (Tooth & Sons stock number?)

– Label: J.A.Winck, Flowerpiece (Panel), Ro. 214-5-69

Mrs. M. Eales, London, UK [1]

– 1943/07/12
Arthur Tooth & Sons, London, purchased from Mrs. M. Eales [2]

1943/07/12
Charles Vincent and Massey (1887–1967), Toronto, Canada, purchased from Tooth & Sons [3]

1943/07/12 – 1969/05
Frederick Hudd, Compton, Surrey, UK, given by Vincent Massey and Alice Massey [4]

1969/05 –
National Gallery of Canada, bequest of Frederick Hudd, Compton, Surrey, UK [5]

[1] In a letter dated April 5, 1977, T.S. Bathurst of the London art dealership Arthur Tooth & Sons informs NGC Curator Myron Laskin Jr. that the painting was acquired by his company from Mrs. M. Eales of London and sold to Sir Vincent Massey, Governor General of Canada, on July 12, 1943 [NGC curatorial file].

[2] See note [1].

[3] See note [1] and [4].

[4] An inscription on the verso by Vincent and Alice Massey, dated July 12, 1943 (see above) indicates that the couple gave the painting to Frederic Hudd on the day of purchase.

[5] Frederic Hudd bequeathed the painting to the National Gallery of Canada along with two other works in 1969. Accession log [NGC curatorial file].

Title
Bouquet
Date
1809
Medium
Painting
Materials
oil on oak
Dimensions
35 x 25.7 cm
Nationality
German
Credit line
Bequest of Frederic Hudd, Compton, England, 1969
Accession number
15824