Balthasar van der Ast (Middelburg 1594 - Delft 1657), Still Life with roses, tulips, irises and other flowers in a wicker basket, with fruit and insects on a ledge. Oil on oak Panel, 26 x 36 cm. Signed lower right: B.V.AST, (POA) © David Koetser Gallery.

ProvenanceAnonymous sale, New York, Christie’s, 10 January 1980, lot 112;
With David.M. Koetser, Zürich;
Acquired from the above by the late owners in October 1980.

LiteratureI. Bergström, “Baskets with flowers by Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder and
their Repercussions on the Art of Balthasar van der Ast”, in Tableau, vol. 6, no. 3, December 1983 – January 1984, pp. 70-71, reproduced fig. 7.

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