Jan Davidsz de Heem (1606-1684)

Artist Name Jan Davidsz de Heem (1606-1684)
Title Still Life of Fruit
Description This stunning Dutch 17th century Old Master still life oil painting is attributed to the circle of Jan Davidsz de Heem. Painted circa 1660 it is a magnificent vibrant painting of grapes and peaches on a silver plate, a bowl of cherries, a glass rummer of wine and other fruits upon a draped table. The rich tones and sheen on the fruit is superb. An excellent example of a Dutch Old Master still life oil painting from the 17th century with good provenance.
Provenance Bearing Christie's stencil and chalk marks verso.
 
Medium Oil on Canvas
Size 26 x 18 inches
Frame Housed in a period Lely silvered panel frame. Framed size is 32 inches by 24 inches and in good worn condition.
Condition Good condition. Paint thin in places.
Biography Jan Davidsz de Heem (1606–1684). A Dutch Old Master painter. The painter known for his meticulously composed and finely detailed still life paintings and is a master in imitating the surface textures of various fruits, flowers, and objects.
 
Price £8500
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