6 July 2007
Joris van Son (Antwerp 1623-1667)
Ham and a sweetmeat pie on pewter plates, peaches, grapes, figs and plums in a basket, a bread roll, oranges, a sprig of cherries, a bunch of grapes, a façon-de-Venise glass and a spoon on a partly-draped table
signed 'JORIS . VAN . SON. f.' (lower left, on the ledge)
oil on canvas
23½ x 34¾ in. (59.7 x 88.2 cm.)
H.W. Batty, Lacy Road, Putney, London; Christie's, London, 22 June 1936, lot 26 (24 gns. to Leger).
with Leger Galleries, Bond Street, London.
with Svensk-Engelska Konstgalleriet, by whom sold in February 1939.
Anonymous sale [The Property of a Gentleman]; Christie's, London, 9 July 1993, lot 4.
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E. Greindl, Les peintres flamands de nature morte au XVIIe siècle, Sterrebeek, 1983, p. 381, no. 37.
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