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    Sale 2820

    Old Master and 19th Century Art

    6 May 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 9

    Attributed to Jan Miense Molenaer (Haarlem 1610-1676)

    A quack drawing stones from the head of a patient

    Price Realised  

    Attributed to Jan Miense Molenaer (Haarlem 1610-1676)
    A quack drawing stones from the head of a patient
    with monogram 'MR' (lower left)
    oil on panel
    33 x 26 cm.


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    The composition and style of the clothing and still-life details are close to paintings from Molenaer's early career of circa 1629-1630.

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    Provenance

    Frans Jaeger (d. 1809), Vienna (according to a label on reverse).
    Karl Jaeger (1784-1859), Vienna (according to a label on reverse).
    A. von Lahousen, Vienna (?) (according to a label on reverse).
    B. Lüne..gor(?), Leipzig, 1902 (according to a label on reverse).