11 - 13 December 2012
Attributed to Artus Claessens (active in Antwerp 1625-1644)
Grapes, plums and a pomegranate on a golden tazza surmounted by a personification of Painting, with figs, grapes, apples, a gold chain and Spanish Pieces of Eight on a stone ledge
oil on panel
79 x 40.5 cm.
stamped with the panelmaker's mark 'AL' on the reverse
Anonymous sale; Christies, London, 5 July 2006, lot 44.
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