Probably New York State
Oil on canvas
39 ¾" x 47 ¾"; in a contemporary frame, 46 ½" x 54 ½"
Provenance: A New England family; Kinnaman & Ramaeckers; Private NY Collection; Private CA Collection.
Illustrated: Philadelphia Antiques Show Catalog 1995, cover & p. 40; The Magazine Antiques (November 1983), p. 822.
Monumental in scale, this magnificent American folk art still life is signed “Durand del” signifying that the artist was proud of being a delineator or print maker by profession. The composition, abundant with cheese, fruit, cakes and peppermint sticks seemingly floating on marble shelves, is striking against the black back drop.