A Lenten Supper of Carp´s Head, Guinea Fowl and Redcurrants, 1610-1620

Georg Flegel

Olmütz 1566 - 1638 Frankfurt on the Main


A Lenten Supper of Carp´s Head, Guinea Fowl and Redcurrants, 1610-1620


Oil on panel (beech)
30,5 x 47 cm


We kindly thank Dr. Ketelsen-Volkhardt (see certificate, dated November 13, 2012) for critical examination of the original and determination of its place in Flegel´s oeuvre.*

A related composition with differing elements is in the collection of the Heremitage, St. Petersburg (see repr. in our documentation).

* See Anne-Dore Ketelsen-Volkhardt, Georg Flegel, 1566-1638, Munich/Berlin 2003, cat. no. 30, 68, 52, 59

PROVENANCE:
Pasquale Farina (from 1901 restorer and advisor to the J.G. Johnson Collection, Philadelphia)

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