1 April 2008
Jan Pieter Brueghel (Antwerp 1628-before 1684 possibly Italy)
Roses, tulips, violets and other flowers in a glass vase on a wooden ledge
oil on canvas
84.5 x 63.2 cm.
Schloss Feldsberg, Valtice, before 1944.
Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1944.
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