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Still life with fruit: M.47

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Current Location: Gallery 15: Dutch Gallery


Still life with fruit


Painter: Heem, Jan Davidsz. de




History note: Perhaps the picture bought by Marlay from G. Bryant, in 1866 (together with a 'Temptation' by Teniers).

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


Production date: AD 1646

School or Style

Dutch-Flemish School

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas ( on panel)
Canvas Height 67 cm Width 77.7 cm
Frame Height 80.5 cm Width 90.7 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: J.D.Heem f
  • Location: To left of the silver tazza
  • Type: Signature
  • Location: On the column to the right

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.47
Primary reference Number: 1493
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 April 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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