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    Sale 2788

    Old Master Pictures

    6 May 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 33

    Attributed to Jan Havicksz. Steen (Leiden 1626-1679)

    A peasant woman with a boy trying to look under her skirt

    Price Realised  

    Attributed to Jan Havicksz. Steen (Leiden 1626-1679)
    A peasant woman with a boy trying to look under her skirt
    oil on panel
    18.7 x 23.4 cm.
    with various collectors' wax seals on the reverse


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    Provenance

    with F. Kleinberger, Paris.
    with Malmedé, Cologne, 1932.
    Heinz Kisters, Kreuzlingen, Switzerland.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a North Rhine-Westphalian Collection (lot 33)


    Literature

    C. Hofstede de Groot, A Catalogue Raisonné, etc.., London, 1907, I, p. 203, no. 757a, as Jan Steen.