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Follower of Cristoforo Munari (Reggio Emilia 1667-1720 Pisa). A basket of flowers on a stone ledge, with pomegranates, lemons, apples, strawberries and a fig; and A violin with two porcelain cups on a stone ledge, with lemons, peaches and plums on a stone column

a pair, oil on canvas  - 100 x 69.4cm (39 3/8 x 27 5/16in).(2) - Estimate: £10,000 - 15,000, €13,000 - 19,000

Footnote: The latter painting closely follows the still life by Munari now in the collection of Mr and Mrs Robert Newman, Denver, Colorado.

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