7 July 2000
Dutch School, circa 1680
Melons and cherries on a silver platter, a halved peach and grapes in a blue and white porcelain bowl, a pomegranate and oranges in a basket, with other fruit on a partially draped ledge, a landscape beyond
oil on canvas
44½ x 41 in. (113 x 104 cm.)
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Stylistically, it would appear probably that this painting was executed in Italy, possibly in Rome. It has been siggested that the artist may have been French in origin.
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