A Roemer Glass, Overturned Pewter Jug, Olives, and a Half-Peeled Lemon on Pewter Plates, by Pieter Claesz, 1635

A Roemer Glass, Overturned Pewter Jug, Olives, and a Half-Peeled Lemon on Pewter Plates, by Pieter Claesz, 1635
 

Pieter Claesz (Dutch, 1597-8 — 1660-1) painted this detailed still life in 1635, during the Golden Age of Dutch painting. This oil on panel work measures 16 1/8 by 24 1/4 inches (41 by 61.5 cm). It is signed with the monogram PC [in ligature] and dated Ao 1635 on the edge of the lemon dish, according to Sotheby’s, New York, which estimated this painting’s worth at 2,000,000 to 3,000,000 USD in January 2015.

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