London, South Kensington
30 October 2002
Circle of Michelangelo Pace del Campidoglio (Rome 1610-1670)
Melons, grapes, plums, peaches, pears, figs and pomegranates on a ledge, with a lady in a blue dress and a putto
oil on canvas
37 5/8 x 54½ in. (95.5 x 138.4 cm.)
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The figures are by another hand, close to that of Carlo Maratta.
Another version of the composition was sold, Sotheby's, London, 23 April 1998, lot 188 (£49,900).
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