New York, Park Avenue
16 October 1997
Attributed to The Pseudo-Simons (Flemish 17th century)
Grapes and Pears in a porcelain Bowl, a Garland of Flowers, Plums and Grapes in a silver Tazza, a peeled Lemon and Shrimp on a pewter Plate, with a Lobster, a Roemer, a Salt, Peaches, Grapes and a covered Chalice on a partially draped Table, with a Parrot and Goldfinches
oil on canvas
39 x 48in. (99 x 121.9cm.)
Anon. Sale, Butterfield + Butterfield, San Francisco, Nov. 8, 1984, lot 2005 as Manner of J.D. de Heem.
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We are grateful to Mr. Fred G. Meijer, the RKD, for suggesting the attribution.
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