(Flemish, circa 1580-1624)
Still Life with Fruit on Pewter Platters and Kraak Dish, with roemer of wine and bread and knife, circa 1605-1615, not apparently signed, oil on canvas, 18-7/8 x 25-7/8 in. (45.72 x 63.5 cm.); fine Dutch black lacquered ripple molding frame, 28-3/4 x 36 in. [Old Masters]
Note: "Osias Beert is one of the leading still life painters of the early 17th century, who decisively influenced the development of this genre. Only a few of his works are signed and none are known to be dated." -Fred Meijer
For the record in the RKD database see: https://rkd.nl/explore/images/14097.
Provenance: Art dealer, S. Nijstad, Lochem/The Hague,1962; Weinmller, Munich, 1962-03-14, lot no. 832, Fig. black and white reproduction as ?J. Foppens van Es?; Sotheby Mak van Waay (Amsterdam) 1979-04-23 - 1979-04-25, pict. color reproduction, lot no. 7; Art dealer, Louis Verhaegen, Antwerp, ad in Apollo, May 1981, p. 81, illustrated; shown Pictura 1981,1979 - 1981; Bukowski, Zurich, 1982-11-11, lot no. 2, Fig. color reproductionUTO, Zurich, 1984-05-21 - 1984-05-24, lot no. 2830, Fig. color reproduction image on back cover; Private Collection, Belgium, 2013; art dealer, Gebr. Douwes, Amsterdam/London, shown at TEFAF, Maastricht, March, 2014; The Estate of Peter H. Tillou, Litchfield, Connecticut
linen strip repair to horizontal split, craquelure, subtle old retouch primarily to grapes, craquelure, retouch to the horizontal repaired split; frame with some wear commensurate with age