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    Sale 5858

    Old Masters & 19th Century Works of Art

    10 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 164

    French School, late 17th Century

    A lemon, an apple, grapes, berries and other fruit on a pewter platter, on a sculpted stone plinth

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    French School, late 17th Century
    A lemon, an apple, grapes, berries and other fruit on a pewter platter, on a sculpted stone plinth
    with inscription 'LE GOUST. Pour fatisfaire a la nature Il ne faut pas goufter de tout Et la meilleure nourriture Confifte dans le meilleur gouft.' (lower centre, on the plinth)
    oil on canvas
    16¾ x 21 1/8 in. (42.6 x 53.6 cm.)


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