A still life with flowers and fruits with a bird's nest and eggs

Signature: Signed 'Jan van Huysum fecit' (lower right)

London, Royal Academy, Exhibition of Works by The Old Masters and by Deceased Masters of the British School, Winter, 1885, no. 138 (lent by Captain W. A. Hankey).

C. Hofstede de Groot, A Catalogue Raisonné, ..., London, 1928, X, p. 377, no. 197.

M.H. Grant, Jan van Huysum: 1682-1749, including a Catalogue Raisonné of the Artist's Fruit & Flower Paintings, Leigh-on-Sea, 1954, p. 28, no. 157.

S. Segal, M. Ellens and J. Dik, The Temptations of Flora: Jan van Huysum, 1682-1749, exhibition catalogue, Waanders, 2007, p. 56, fig. 5.9 (as formerly Altman collection, New York).


Captain W. A. Hankey; sale, Galerie Sedelmeyer, Paris, 25 May 1907, lot 85 (2900 francs).

with Rafael Fine Arts, New York, where acquired by the present owner.

About Jan van Huysum

Dutch, 1682-1749, Amsterdam, Netherlands, based in Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Old Master Paintings Part II, Christie's Old Masters, New York