Description & Technical information

Period:  1600-1750, 17th century
Origin:  The Netherlands
Medium: Oil on oak panel
Signature: Signed lower right: B.V.AST

Dimensions: 26 x 36 cm (10¹/₄ x 14¹/₈ inches)
Provenance: Anonymous sale, New York, Christie’s, 10 January 1980, lot 112;
With David.M. Koetser, Zürich;
Acquired from the above by the late owners in October 1980.

Literature: I. Bergström, “Baskets with flowers by Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder and
their Repercussions on the Art of Balthasar van der Ast”, in Tableau, vol. 6, no. 3, December 1983 – January 1984, pp. 70-71, reproduced fig. 7.

Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints