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One of the fruit still-lifes of Balthasar van der Ast is this painting “Still Life with Peaches and Shells”, now in the Vancouver Art Gallery. The oil paint is signed but not dated [1].

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In the foreground several shells may be seen, one of which shows a latero-bottom view of Liguus virgineus (L., 1758). The shell is dextral.

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Note:
[1] VGA, inv. 83.27. Kim Svendsen kindly sent the following details:
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