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    Sale 2802

    Old Master Pictures

    10 November 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 6

    Christiaen van Couwenbergh (Delft 1604-1667 Cologne)

    A maid buying groceries at a vegetable stand

    Price Realised  

    Christiaen van Couwenbergh (Delft 1604-1667 Cologne)
    A maid buying groceries at a vegetable stand
    oil on canvas
    96.7 x 111.6 cm.


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    A picture that could be identical to the present composition is mentioned in the estate of the widow of Johan van der Chrijs in Delft in 1692, at the time valued at Dfl. 12 (see Wolfgang C. Maier-Preusker Christiaen van Couwenbergh (1604-1667), Cologne, 1991, p. 228, no. C53).

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