26 January 2012
THE PROPERTY OF A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION
Peter Jacob Horemans (Antwerp 1700-1776 Munich)
Peaches, grapes and a pear in a ceramic dish on a stone ledge with a pear, walnuts, butterflies and a fly
signed and dated 'Petrus.Horemans..1774.' (lower left)
oil on canvas
16 3/8 x 20 3/8 in. (41.6 x 51.8 cm.)
with Severine Gallery, New York, 1969-1970.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 20 October 1971, lot 42 (£480 to Nystad).
with S. Nystad, The Hague.
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We are grateful to Fred G. Meijer at the RKD in The Hague for confirming the attribution to Peter Jacob Horemans on the basis of photographs (private communication, 9 November 2011).
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