A still life with flowers and a parrot perched on a basket, with seashells, mushrooms and two quail on a rocky ledge signed, inscribed and dated 'J.M. Metz pinx / 1769' (lower left) oil on canvas 47 x 36in (119.4 x 91.4cm)
PROVENANCE: with Frost & Reed; Sale, Christie's London, 6 July 1984, lot 82; with Hahn Fine Art Dealers, London; purchased from the above, 11 June 1986.
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