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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2015.68
People
Cornelis Jansz de Heem, Dutch (Leiden 1631 - 1695 Antwerp)
Title
Still Life with Oranges, Pomegranates, Grapes, Chestnuts, Medlars and Ears of Wheat
Other Titles
Former Title: Oranges, Pomegranates, Grapes, Chestnuts and Ears of Wheat Suspended from a Ribbon Nailed to a Stone Niche
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
c. 1680-90
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/226910
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
64.2 x 54 cm (25 1/4 x 21 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: lower right: C. DE HEEM
  • inscription: Top right, back of stretcher bar: 911 (?) in blue pencil
  • inscription: Upper section on back of canvas: Wolfe 19 (?) in white chalk
  • label: Top center of stretcher bar on back of painting on a piece of yellowed tape: 1050 in black ball point pen
  • inscription: On the transverse arm (back of painting):
    8206 in graphite over what appears to be black paint?
    6271 (?) in same medium and in same place
  • label: On the center of the transverse arm: small rectangular label with a distinctive decorative border [printed]; 3440 (?) [handwritten]; painted over with brown paint or stain
  • inscription: Lower portion on back of canvas: [illegible white chalk inscription]
Provenance
Josephine Wilkinson Gould (1934 - 2012) (in 1995 it was stated to be a long time possession of her family); to Josephine and Bernard Wilkinson U.S. Foundation, 12, bought in; [Skinner, Boston, September 20, 2013, lot 505], partial gift; to Harvard Art Museums, 2015.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Partial gift of Josephine and Bernard Wilkinson U.S. Foundation and partial purchase through the Richard Norton Memorial Fund
Accession Year
2015
Object Number
2015.68
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Fine Paintings and Sculpture, auct. cat., Skinner, Inc. (September 20, 2013), pp. 8-9, lot. no. 505, repr. p. 9 and back cover

Exhibition History

32Q: 2300 Dutch & Flemish, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/09/2016 - 09/08/2017

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