Description & Technical information

Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 84 x 112 cm (33¹/₈ x 44¹/₈ inches)
Provenance: Kurfürstliche Galerie, Munich, by 1811 passed on to Bayerische Staatsgemäldesarnmlungen, Munich, Inv. No. 145, sold after 1914 (Alte Pinakothek, Munich, Cat. 1818, p. 68, No. 625; Cat. 1845, p. 90. No. 350; Cat. 1860 [and following], No. 188; 1904, No. 627; from 1909 in Gemäldegalerie, Schleissheim, Cat. 1914, No. 627 - in all as by Cornelis de Heem);
Collection Mrs. M.Q. Morris, London, by 1959;
Collection J.C. Morris esq., sold London, Sotheby’s, 29 Nov. 1961, lot 51, ill. (J.Dz. de Heem), £ 5000,= to Neame;
Private collection; Sale London, Christie's, 5 Dec. 1969, lot 133, ill. (J.Dz. de Heem);
Private collection, Switzerland; with Noortman, Maastricht, 2000;
Private collection, Europe.


Literature: W. Schmidt, 'Bemerkungen über verschiedene Bilder der Galerien zu München und Schleissheim', Jahrbiicher für Kunstwissenschaft, ed. Dr. A. von Zahn, V, Leipzig l873,'pp. 46-53, sp. p. 50;
E. Greindl, Les peintres flamands de nature morte au XVIIe siec/e, Brussels, ed. 1983, p. 363, cat.no. 163 (in both as by Jan Dz. de Heem) ;
M.L. Hairs, Les peintres flamands de fleurs au XVIIe siec/e, Brussels, ed. 1955, p. 218 ; ed. 1965, p. 382 ; ed. 1985, Vol. II, p. 28 (as attributed to Comelis de Heem).


Exhibitions: "The Morris Loan Collection", Regional Museum Service for the South-West, shown in Plymouth and Brighton, 1959/60, No. 18, illustrated (J.Dz. de Heem).

Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints