Abraham Van Beyeren
Den Haag 1620/21 - Overschie 1690
Still Life with Grapes, Lemons, Bread, a Roemer and a Gilt Cup
Oil on panel
84 × 114.5 cm. (33 ¹/₈ × 45 ¹/₈ in.)
FURTHER INFORMATION:We are grateful to Dr. Fred Meyer for confirming our work as an authentic Van Beyeren.
A monogrammed and similar work but with a composition in reverse in Paris (Gal. d'Art Saint Honoré, see E. Gemar-Koeltzsch, Holländische Stillebenmaler im 17. Jahrhundert, Luca Bild Lexicon, part 1, p. 119)
The present work formed part of a collection, offered at Sotheby's 11 December 1996, which hung in three luxurious hotels overlooking Lake Lucerne known as the Bürgenstock. The collection was assembled by Friederich Frey-Fritz, who purchased the Bürgenstock in 1925, over a period of around 20 years.