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Dr. Ant. Herrebout-Lescarts, Bruges (d. 1865); to his son Edouard van Brabant; and further by descent to the present owner.
Please note that the picture was recently removed from the list of spoliated works by the Belgian government and was not erroneously listed as stated in the catalogue.
Répertoire d'oeuvres d'art dont la Belgique a été spoliée durant la guerre 1939-1945, Office de récupération économique, Brussels 1948, no. 107, fig. 39, as Jan Davidsz. de Heem (listed erroneously as having been spoliated during the war).
R. Rimbert, J. Lust, Missing art works of Belgium, Ministère des Affaires Economiques, Brussels 1994, II, p. 22, no. 33, illustrated as Jan Davidsz. de Heem (listed erroneously as having been spoliated during the war).