Balthasar van der Ast (Middelburg 1594 - Delft 1657), A Fruit Still-Life with a wicker basket, Shells and a Butterfly. Oil on Panel, 64 x 102.3 cm. Signed on the ledge: B. van der. Ast, (POA) © David Koetser Gallery.
Provenance: Frederick Muller, Tableaux anciens, Amsterdam, 26.6.1923, no. 2;
Purchased by the grandparents of the present owner c. 1932/33, Nimrod Park, Hilversum, The Netherlands;
Private collection, The Netherlands.
Literature: L.J. Bol, The Bosschaert Dynasty, Leigh on Sea 1960, no. 114
David Koetser Gallery. Talstrasse 37, CH-8001 Zurich, Switzerland