9 July 1999
Gaspar Pieter Verbruggen I (Antwerp 1615-1686)
Roses, a cornflower and wildflowers in a vase with two butterflies in a niche; and Roses, bluebells and other flowers in a vase with a butterfly and other insects in a niche
both signed (strengthened?) with monogram and dated '46 16 PVB 64'
oil on panel
7 x 9.1/8 in. (19.1 x 23.2 cm.)
a pair (2)
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We are grateful to Mr. Fred Meijer for the attribution, having examined the paintings in person.
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