Pieter Claesz Berchem near Antwerp, c.1597 – 1660 Haarlem

Still life with a Bread Roll, a Roemer and a lying Berkemeyer, a Plate of Olives, a Knife, Oysters with Pepper and Salt on a Pewter Dish atop a Table

Signed with monogram and dated lower left: PC 1642

Oil on panel 37.1 x 51.3 cm.

Provenance

Sale London, Christie’s, London, 8 October 1976, lot 16
London, Alfred Brod Gallery, by 1977
United States, Mr. and Mrs. J. Seward Johnson
Sale New York, Sotheby’s, 8 January 1981, lot 9
Sale New York, Christie’s, 15 January 1985, lot 36. private collection


Literature

Advertisement Brod Gallery, in: Apollo 105 (May 1977), p. 400, ill.
Advertisement Brod Gallery, in: Die Weltkunst 47 (June 1977), p. 1147, ill.
N.R.A. Vroom, A modest message as intimated by the painters of the ‘Monochrome Banketje’, 2 vols., Schiedam 1980, 1, p. 155; 2, p. 51, no. 242, ill.
N.R.A. Vroom, A modest message as intimated by the painters of the ‘Monochrome Banketje’, Nuremberg 1999 (vol. 3 of Vroom 1980), p. 63, fig. 51, p.81 (as Franchoys Elout)


Exhibited

Maastricht, Pictura, European Fine Art Fair, May 1977 (Brod Gallery London)