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.