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Baron August Janssen, Brussels; his sale Frederik Muller, Amsterdam, 26 April 1927, p. 180, lot 114, (Dfl. 500).
with Jacques Goudstikker, Amsterdam, 1927.
Looted by the Nazi authorities, July 1940.
Recovered by the Allies, 1948.
in the custody of the Dutch Government.
Restituted in February 2006 to the heir of Jacques Goudstikker.
W. Martin, Catalogue de la Collection de peintures du Baron Janssen à Bruxelles, Brussels, 1923, p. 180, no. 114, as Jan Steen.
W. Martin, 'Neues über Jan Steen', in Zeitschrift für bildende Kunst, 1927-28, p. 330, no. 37, illustrated, as Jan Steen.
C. Wright, Paintings in Dutch Museums. An Index of Oil Painitngs in Public Collections in The Netherlands by Artists born before 1870, London, 1980, p. 436, as Jan Steen.
K. Braun, Alle tot nu toe bekende schilderijen van Jan Steen, Rotterdam, 1980, p. 90, no. 40, as Jan Steen.
Old Master Paintings: An illustrated summary catalogue, Rijksdienst Beeldende Kunst (The Netherlandish Office for the Fine Arts), The Hague, 1992, p. 281, no. 2470, illustrated, as Jan Steen.
Rotterdam, Rotterdamsche Kunstkring, Catalogue de la Collection Goudstikker d'Amsterdam, 11-26 June 1927, no. 65.
Amsterdam, Jacques Goudstikker Gallery, Catalogue des Nouvelles Acquisitions de la Collection Goudstikker, October-November 1927, no. 120.