Christie’s charges a premium to the buyer on the Hammer Price of each lot sold at the following rates: 29.75% of the Hammer Price of each lot up to and including €5,000, plus 23.8% of the Hammer Price between €5,001 and €400,000, plus 14.28% of any amount in excess of €400,001. Buyer’s premium is calculated on the basis of each lot individually.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, Amsterdam, 6 May 1998, lot 138, where purchased by the present owner.
Please note that this picture has been requested for an exhibition in the Kunsthal, Rotterdam, with the title 'Thuis in de Gouden Eeuw', curated by Wim Pijbes and Marten-Jan Bok. The exhibition will be held from February - April 2008.