4 June 2009
Thomas Mertens (active Antwerp, 17th Century)
Grapes, nectarines, peaches, plums, figs and a melon in an upturned basket, in a landscape
indistinctly signed 'Th.o:Mertens' (on the rock, lower center)
oil on canvas
34¼ x 43¾ in. (87 x 111.2 cm.)
J. Harvey Cochrane, Esq., England.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 8 July 1977, lot 27, as 'Jacob Mertens'.
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