Attributed to Jan van Huysum (1682-1749), Dutch
FLORAL STILL LIFE IN A BASKET WITH A BIRD’S NEST, A BUTTERFLY, A LADY BUG, A FLY AND OTHER INSECTS ON A MARBLE LEDGE IN A FOREST WITH TREES AND ANTIQUE URN
Oil on canvas; slight remains of a signature on the ledge lower right
30" x 23.5" — 76.2 x 59.7 cm.
Private Estate collection, Montreal
Reportedly with the Art Gallery of Toronto in 1937; formerly with a label verso inscribed: “Mrs. Simpson, Salada Tea Company”