London, South Kensington
10 May 2001
Circle of William Sartorius (1759-1828)
A basket of strawberries, grapes and peaches on a ledge
oil on canvas, unframed, unstretched, oval
14¾ x 12 1/8 in. (37.4 x 30.7 cm.)
and three oil studies of fruit by other hands.
four in the lot (4)
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