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    Sale 2802

    Old Master Pictures

    10 November 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 82

    Pseudo-Simons (active in Antwerp, second half of the 17th Century)

    A lobster, grapes, hazelnuts, a cut lemon and shrimp on a silver plate, grapes, peaches, plums, and cherries on a 'tazza' and strawberries in a porcelain bowl, on a partially draped table

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Pseudo-Simons (active in Antwerp, second half of the 17th Century)
    A lobster, grapes, hazelnuts, a cut lemon and shrimp on a silver plate, grapes, peaches, plums, and cherries on a 'tazza' and strawberries in a porcelain bowl, on a partially draped table
    oil on canvas
    60.4 x 74.9 cm.


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    We are grateful to Mr Fred Meijer of the RKD, The Hague, for suggesting the attribution to the Pseudo-Simons after inspection of the original (verbal communication, 7 July 2008).

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    Provenance

    G.M. Clark, Cobourg (according to an inscription on the frame).