21 April 2004
Attributed to Bartolomeo Bimbi (Settignano 1648-1729 Florence)
A crown imperial lily, a white iris, lilies, carnations, roses, lilac and other flowers in a blue and white porcelain vase on a ledge; and A crown imperial lily, carnations, roses, lilac and other flowers in a blue and white porcelain vase on a ledge
oil on canvas
52 5/8 x 38 1/8 in. (133.6 x 96.8 cm.)
a pair (2)
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 21 July 1972, lot 151, as 'Verbruggen', whence acquired by the father of the present owner.
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We are grateful to Professor Riccardo Lattuada for proposing the attribution on the basis of photographs.
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