Description & Technical information

Date:  1663
Period:  1600-1750, 17th century
Origin:  The Netherlands
Medium: Oil on canvas
Signature: Fully signed on top of the four poster: Q. Brekelenkam 1663.

Dimensions: 70.5 x 53.5 cm (27³/₄ x 21¹/₈ inches)
Provenance: Sale Dr H. Schulhof et al., Lepke, Berlin 17/18 May 1892, lot 11;
Sale Dr. H. Goecke et al., Heberle, Cologne 5/6 June 1893, lot 125;
Sale Arthur Kay, Christies' Manson & Woods, London 11 May 1901, lot 13 (as dated 1661);
Sale Lord Swaythling, Christie's, London, 12 July 1946, lot 18;
Collection A. Weeker, London, 1951;
The British Rail Pension Fund;
Sale Sotheby’s, Amsterdam, 18 November 1975, lot. 16;
With Gebr. Douwes Gallery, Amsterdam – London, exhibited at the Antique Fair, Delft, 1976;
On loan to the Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery, England, 1977-1993;
Sale The British Rail Pension Fund, London, Sotheby’s, December 1994, lot 20, reproduced;
With Gebr. Douwes, Amsterdam, 1995;
Private Dutch Collection;
Private Collection, France.

Literature: S.J. Gudlaugsson, Gerard Ter Borgh, The Hague 1959/60, Vol. II, p.278, under no. D21 (incorrectly as attributed to G. Ter Borch);
A. Lasius, Quiringh Gerritsz. van Brekelenkam, Dissertation, p.309, no. 90 (as dated 1661);
A. Lasius, Quiringh van Brekelenkam, Doornspijk 1992, pp.105-6, no. 90 (as dated 1661).

Exhibitions: Delft Fine Art Fair, Gebr. Douwes, 1976;
On loan to the Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery, England, 1977-1993.

Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints