4 July 1997
THE PROPERTY OF A FAMILY TRUST
Jan van Kessel I (1626-1679)
Pink, White and yellow Roses, Tulips, Ranuculus and other Flowers in a glass Vase with a Cabbage White and other Butterflies, a Moth, a Dragon Fly and a Caterpillar on a Ledge
signed 'i.v.kessel.' (upper right)
oil on panel
9¾ x 7¾in. (23.8 x 19.7cm.)
Hugo van Statten, Brussels.
Riesner; sale, Brussels, 19 Nov. 1927, lot 57.
with Silvano Lodi.
Anon. Sale, Galerie Koller, Zurich, 29 Nov. 1978, lot 5222 (£36,040).
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Sold with a certificate by Dr. Walther Bernt dated 1978 confirming the attribution to Jan van Kessel the Elder.
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