London, South Kensington
1 October 2014
THE BARBARA PIASECKA JOHNSON COLLECTION, PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT THE BARBARA PIASECKA JOHNSON FOUNDATION (LOTS 643-749)
Circle of Simon Luttichuys (London 1610-1662 Amsterdam)
An orange, bread and a knife, with a partly peeled lemon and cherries on a silver tray, peaches, grapes and a medlar in a porcelain bowl, with an upturned tazza and a silver guilt cup and cover, on a partly draped and a jug on a tray
oil on canvas
38 ½ x 52 in. (97.5 x 132 cm.)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Sotheby's, New York, 15 March 1974, lot 74 (as ‘M. Simons’).
Mrs. Olga Ghorra; Sotheby’s, New York, 16 July 1977, lot 153 (as ‘M. Simons’).
Mr. & Mrs. Bernard Solomon, Beverly Hills, California; Sotheby’s, New York, 6 June 1985, lot 52 (as ‘M. Simons’).
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B. Ebert, Simon und Isaack Luttichuys, Monographie mit kritischem Werkverzeichnis, Berlin 2009, p. 450, no. Sim.D.19 (as not by Luttichuys).
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