Balthasar van der Ast

Basket of Fruits

Balthasar van der Ast - Basket of Fruits

Literature
Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., Dutch paintings of the seventeenth century, Washington; New York and Oxford, 1995, pp. 5-8


Provenance
Probably Princess Amalia van Solms (1602-1675), The Hague, by 1632
sale, Philippus van der Schley, Amsterdam, 16 February 1802 and days following, 1st day, nr. 55
Levij Pakker
Mrs. Beaumont, England
sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 19 March 1906, nr. 17
with Collings
with Fritz Gerstel Gallery, Berlin
his sale, Kunstsalon Keller & Reiner, Berlin, 21-22 January 1908, nr. 36
with Kunsthandel Gebr. Douwes, Amsterdam, c. 1938
sold to Dr. Hans Wetzlar, Amsterdam, by 1952
his sale, Sotheby Mak van Waay, Amsterdam, 9 June 1977, nr. 5
with John Mitchell & Son, London
sold November 1977 to Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, Upperville, Virginia
gift 1992 to NGA


Other works by Balthasar van der Ast

Balthasar van der Ast - Flowers in a vase with shells and insects
Flowers in a vase with shells and insects
c. 1630

Balthasar van der Ast - Still Life with Fruits and Flowers
Still Life with Fruits and Flowers
1620/21

Balthasar van der Ast - Vase of flowers by a window
Vase of flowers by a window
c. 1650-57

Balthasar van der Ast - Still life with flowers and fruit
Still life with flowers and fruit
c. 1640

Balthasar van der Ast
Basket of Fruits
c. 1622
18.1 x 22.8 cm
Oil on oak
Signed lower right: .B.vander.ast...
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Gift of Mrs. Paul Mellon