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    Sale 2802

    Old Master Pictures

    10 November 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 43

    Jan Fyt (Antwerp 1611-1661)

    Mixed grapes, cherries and plums by a cauldron with figs, an apple, a partridge and four quails nearby

    Price Realised  

    Jan Fyt (Antwerp 1611-1661)
    Mixed grapes, cherries and plums by a cauldron with figs, an apple, a partridge and four quails nearby
    oil on canvas
    85 x 117.4 cm.


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    We are grateful to Mr Fred Meijer of the RKD, The Hague, for confirming the attribution after inspection of the original (verbal communication, 5 March 2008).

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    Provenance

    Dr. D. van Cappellen, Amsterdam, consigned under duress to P. de Boer, March 1941.
    with P. de Boer, Amsterdam, by whom sold to Dr. Hans Posse, 1941 for the Führer Museum, Linz.
    Returned to The Netherlands through the Munich Collecting Point, 1946. Instituut Collectie Nederland, no. 754, until restituted to the heirs of Van Cappellen in 2007.