Signed l.c. P Roef…
Oil on canvas, 96.5cm by 117cm.
1763 Inventory: (later hand) ” The Dining Room…Over the West door-Still Life by Rorstraten”.
Roestraten, who was born in Haarlem, was a pupil of Frans Hals, and later also became his son-in-law. He moved to London in 1666, where he was noted as a fine portraitist, although it was his amazing ability to paint silver for which he was most famous.