13 - 15 September 2011
Italian School, circa 1620-40
Branches of vines, a platter of lemons, a vase with tulips, roses and other flowers, on a sculpted plinth
oil on canvas
53½ x 44 in. (136 x 112 cm.)
Acquired from Leggatt Brothers, London, in 1913, by Weetman Pearson, 1st Viscount Cowdray.
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Previously attributed to the Circle of Michelangelo Campidolio, Professor Frederico Zeri dated this composition to Îa 1620-40. While he knows other paintings by the same hand he has not been able to identify the artist.
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