Willem Claesz. Heda
HAARLEM CIRCA 1596 - 1680
STILL LIFE WITH A ROEMER, A FLUTED WINE-GLASS, A SILVER GOBLET, A BLUE-AND-WHITE PORCELAIN BOWL FILLED WITH GREEN OLIVES, A PARTLY PEELED LEMON AND A KNIFE, ALL ARRANGED WITHIN A STONE NICHE
Believed to have been in family ownership since the 19th Century or earlier, and probably the picture described in a manuscript family inventory, undated, but annotated before 1931, as one of two small still life paintings: 2 kleinere Olgemalde (Stilleben) among six paintings in the Kabinett;
Thence by descent until sold ("The Property of a Noble Family"), London, Sotheby's, 9 July 2009, lot 134.