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Studio of Frans Snyders (Antwerp 1579-1657)

Pomona encircled by a garland of fruit

Details
Studio of Frans Snyders (Antwerp 1579-1657)
Pomona encircled by a garland of fruit
oil on canvas
80 x 62 in. (203.2 x 157.5 cm.)
Provenance
Private collection, Zürich, c. 1917.
Fritz Frey, Bürgenstock am Vierwaldstätter See, by 1967.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 11 December 1996, lot 77, as 'Frans Snyders and Studio'.
Literature
M.-L. Hairs, Les peintres flamands de fleurs au XVIIe Siecle, Brussels, 1965, p. 413, as 'Frans Snyders'.
F. Frey, The Bürgenstock: art, history, tradition, hotel village, Zurich, 1967, pp. 52-3, as 'Frans Snyders'.
E. Greindl, Les peintres flamands de nature morte au XVIIe siécle, Steerebeek, 1983, p. 378, no. 208, as 'Frans Snyders'.
H. Robels, Frans Snyders, Munich, 1989, p. 290, no. 173III, under variants.
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