7 July 2000
Pieter Claesz. (Burgsteinfurt 1597-c. 1660 Haarlem)
A giant roemer, a silver tazza, a pie and a partly peeled lemon on pewter plates, grapes on the vine, a bread roll and a knife on a partially draped table
signed with monogram and dated 'PC./1647.' (centre right)
oil on panel
23½ x 19¼ in. (59.6 x 48.8 cm.)
with D. Katz, Dieren, before 1940.
A.H. van Heek, Enschede (by whom lent to the 1953 exhibition, below).
with Gebr. Douwes, London and Amsterdam.
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N.R.A. Vroom, A modest message as intimated by the painters of the 'Monochrome Banketje', Schiedam, 1980, p. 33, no. 133.
Almelo, Kunstkring de Waag, Oude Kunst wit Twents Particulier Bezit, 30 October-30 November 1953, no. 8.
An unsigned variant, of slightly larger dimensions, was sold at Mak van Waay, Amsterdam, 7 October 1947.
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