Attributed to Cornelis Mahu (Antwerp c. 1613-1689)
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Attributed to Cornelis Mahu (Antwerp c. 1613-1689)

Oysters and hazelnuts on pewter dishes, a 'Roemer' in a 'Bekerschroef', a silver salt cellar and an earthenware jug, all on a partly draped table

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Attributed to Cornelis Mahu (Antwerp c. 1613-1689)
Oysters and hazelnuts on pewter dishes, a 'Roemer' in a 'Bekerschroef', a silver salt cellar and an earthenware jug, all on a partly draped table
oil on panel
50.9 x 65.5 cm.
Provenance
(Possibly) Dutch collection, Lausanne.
with S. Nystad, Lochem/The Hague, 1966-71, as 'Gerrit Willemsz. Heda', where bought by the family of the present owners.
Literature
(Possibly) N.R.A. Vroom, A Modest Message as intimated by the painters of the 'Monochrome Banketje', Schiedam, 1980, p. 56, no. 273 as 'G. Heda'.
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Lot Essay

The present composition is based upon the painting by Willem Claesz. Heda of 1637 in the Museum Mayer van den Bergh, Antwerp. Heda was of great influence on Cornelis Mahu's work, who made several versions of this composition.
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