3 December 1997
Pieter Claesz. (1597-1660)
Crabs on a Plate, Peaches and Fruit in a Wanli kraak porselein Bowl, a Bread Roll and a Twist of Snuff on a Plate, a Stoneware ewer, a Wineglass, a Roemer, a Bowl balancing on a Salt, a Bunch of Grapes, a Knife and cracked Nuts on a partly draped Table
signed with monogram (strengthened) and dated (strengthened) 'PC/1650' (centre right)
oil on panel
19¾ x 27 in. (50.2 x 68.6 cm.)
Patrick Horne, Blackstead Hall, Denbighshire, Wales.
with R. Warner, London.
with van Diemen, Amsterdam.
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N.R.A. Vroom, De Schilders Van Het Monochrome Banketje, Amsterdam, 1945, p. 47, no. 77, pl. 35.
N.R.A. Vroom, A Modest Message as intimated by the painters of the 'Monochrome Banketje', Schiedam, 1980, p. 36, no. 152, illustrated.
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