Abraham Van Beyeren
(Den Haag 1620/21 - Overschie (Rotterdam) 1690 )
Still Life with Grapes, Lemons, Bread, a Roemer and a Gilt Cup.

We are grateful to Dr. Fred Meyer for confirming our work as an authentic Van Beyeren.
A monogrammed and similar work but with a composition in reverse in Paris (Gal. d'Art Saint Honoré, see E. Gemar-Koeltzsch, Holländische Stillebenmaler im 17. Jahrhundert, Luca Bild Lexicon,  part 1, p. 119)
The present work formed part of a collection, offered at Sotheby's 11 December 1996, which hung in three luxurious hotels overlooking Lake Lucerne known as the Bürgenstock. The collection was assembled by Friederich Frey-Fritz, who purchased the Bürgenstock in 1925, over a period of around 20 years.
ca 1640
84 x 114.5 cm (33 ¹/₈ x 45 ¹/₈ inches)
Oil on panel

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With Julius Böhler, Munich, before 1929
Friedrich Frey-Fürst, The Bürgenstock Collection, Switzerland and by descent to his son
Fritz Frey, by whom offered
Sale, Sotheby's, London, 11 December 1996, lot 76 (sold for £75,000)
F. Frey, Bürgenstock, 1967, pp. 92-3 
With Julius Böhler, Munich, before 1929
Friedrich Frey-Fürst, The Bürgenstock Collection, Switzerland and by descent to his son
Fritz Frey, by whom offered
Sale, Sotheby's, London, 11 December 1996, lot 76 (sold for £75,000)
F. Frey, Bürgenstock, 1967, pp. 92-3 

Abraham Van Beyeren