Grapes, a lemon, oysters, a chestnut, blackberries and other citrus fruits on a stone ledge with butterflies, a fly, a bee and ants

We are grateful to Fred G. Meijer of the RKD, The Hague, for confirming the attribution on the basis of photographs, and for pointing out that for the present painting, the artist was working in the style of his father.

Signature: with signature 'Ab.Mignon' (lower left, on the ledge)

PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED NEW YORK COLLECTION

Private collection, Switzerland; sale, Helbing, Munich, 24 November 1911, lot 29, as 'Mignon'.

with St. James's Galleries, Ltd., London, as 'Mignon'.

About David Cornelisz. de Heem

Dutch, 1663-1714, Antwerp, Belgium, based in The Hague, Netherlands