Provenance Research

Attributed to Juan de Zubarán (1620-1649)
Still Life of Fruit and Pottery, ca. 1640-45
Oil on canvas
13 3/4 x 24 5/8 in. (34.9 x 62.5 cm)
Gift of Jacob Heimann, 1939.52

A still life composed of three blue and white porcelain bowls, a spoon, a teapot, a blue and white dish with crumbled sugar, sections of sliced oranges, a whole orange, and a footed metal dish (tazza) filled with chestnuts.

Former Attributions:
Follower of Pieter Gerritsz van Roestraten [1629/30-1700]

Alternate Titles:


Until 1887:   Reportedly Marquesa de Remisa, Madrid [1]
1887:   Reportedly Bogdon Hanenko, Kiev [1]
Reportedly Prince Ourousoff, St. Petersburg [2]
?-1934:   (R. E. A. Wilson, London [3])
?-1939:   (Jacob Heimann, New York, given to)
1939-present:   Cincinnati Art Museum

[1] In an undated letter, Jacob Heimann stated that Hanenko acquired the painting from the collection of the Marquesa de Remisa, Madrid, in 1887.

[2] Correspondence with Heimann, May 2, 1939.

[3] Millard F. Rogers, Jr., Spanish Paintings in the Cincinnati Art Museum, 1978, p. 32.

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