JOSEPH DECKER | STILL LIFE WITH STRAWBERRIES
1853 - 1924
STILL LIFE WITH STRAWBERRIES
oil on canvas
Canvas: 9 ¼ by 12 ¼ in. (23.4 by 31.1 cm.)
Framed: 16½ by 19¾ in. (41.9 by 50.2 cm.)
Executed circa 1890s.
The canvas is strip-lined and the edges are covered with tape. There is surface cracking throughout. Under UV: there is inpainting along the upper edge, dots and spots of inpainting in the white tablecloth, some of which are visible to the naked eye. There are a few pindots and lines of inpainting in the top of the basket. Framed.
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Private collection (acquired circa 1950s)
Sotheby's, New York, 22 May 2002, Lot 148
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner