4 June 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 20,000
Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000
Thomas Mertens (active Antwerp, 17th Century)
Grapes, nectarines, peaches, plums, figs and a melon in an upturned basket, in a landscape
indistinctly signed 'Th.o:Mertens' (on the rock, lower center)
oil on canvas
34¼ x 43¾ in. (87 x 111.2 cm.)
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J. Harvey Cochrane, Esq., England.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 8 July 1977, lot 27, as 'Jacob Mertens'.
Aberdeen, Art Gallery, Paintings from North-East Homes: Festival of Britain, 1951, no. 26, as 'Dutch School'.
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