• Old Masters and 19th Century A auction at Christies

    Sale 7842

    Old Masters and 19th Century Art

    30 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 24

    Jan Pauwel Gillemans I (Antwerp 1618-1675)

    Cherries and a conch shell on a silver platter, a cut and peeled lemon, a pomegranate, grapes, a glass of wine, walnuts and berries in a kraak porcelain bowl, on a partly-draped wooden table

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    Jan Pauwel Gillemans I (Antwerp 1618-1675)
    Cherries and a conch shell on a silver platter, a cut and peeled lemon, a pomegranate, grapes, a glass of wine, walnuts and berries in a kraak porcelain bowl, on a partly-draped wooden table
    indistinctly signed 'JP Gillemans' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    20 x 30 in. (50.8 x 76.3 cm.)


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    We are grateful to Fred Meijer of the RKD for confirming the attribution on the basis of photographs, and for commenting that it is probably a fairly early work (of the late 1640s or early 1650s).

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    Provenance

    with Charles E. Luton, Birmingham, from whom purchased in 1936 by
    Ronald Cox.