1 November 1996
Follower of Abraham van Beyeren
A Still Life with a Lobster, a Ham, Fruit, a carved Goblet and a silver Ewer on a partly draped Ledge
with signature and date 'J D De Heem f/A 1659' (lower left)
oil on canvas
46 1/8 x 39in. (117.2 x 99cm.)
Anon. Sale, Lempertz, Cologne, 10-11 June 1931, lot 90, as 'De Heem'.
C.E. Langton, South Africa, by 1938.
P. McCay, on loan to the Tatham Art Gallery, South Africa(?), from circa 1955.
Anon. Sale, Christie's, 8 Dec. 1967, lot 143, as Jan Davidsz. de Heem.
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