16 November 2006
Johann Seitz (?-after 1809)
Crayfish in a porcelain bowl, oysters, a partially peeled lemon, plums in a silver dish, two glasses of wine, a bottle and a glass with flowers on table
signed and dated 'Johann , Seitz F 1801' (lower left)
oil on copper
35 x 52.5 cm.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 7 June 2002, lot 124.
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A comparable composition by the artist, signed and dated 1801, was sold in these rooms with its pendant, 9 May 2000, lot 41.
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