Jan van Kessel I (Antwerp 1626-1679)
Roses, carnations, morning glory, a poppy and a sprig of cherries in a glass vase, a wall brown, an orange tip, a Red Admiral and a magpie butterfly on a table
signed and dated 'I.V.Kessel.f 1676' (lower right)
oil on copper inset in panel
8.1/8 x 5½ in. (20.7 x 14 cm.)
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 10 December 1975, lot 42 (£19,000 with pendant).
Anon. sale, Christie's, London, 10 July 1987, lot 29 (£35,200 to the present owner).