London, South Kensington
30 April 2015
Studio of Willem van Aelst (Delft 1627-1683/4 Amsterdam)
Peaches on a pewter plate with grapes, chestnuts and hazelnuts on a partly draped stone ledge
signed 'Guillme van Aelst' (upper left)
oil on canvas
25 ½ x 20 5/8 in. (64.7 x 52.2 cm.)
Private Collection, Europe, 1860-1997.
with Johnny van Haeften, London, 1997-1998.
Anonymous Sale; Galerie Fischer, Luzern, 23/24 April 1998, lot 2014, as W. van Aelst.
with Artemis Fine Arts, London, 1999-2000.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 11 December 2003, lot 168A, when acquired by the present owner.
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We are grateful to Fred Meijer, of the RKD, The Hague, for confirming the attribution on the basis of photographs.
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