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    Sale 2175

    Old Masters and 19th Century Art

    4 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 68

    Circle of Adriaen van Ostade (Haarlem 1610-1685)

    Head of a man

    Price Realised  

    Circle of Adriaen van Ostade (Haarlem 1610-1685)
    Head of a man
    indistinctly signed with initials 'AV O' (lower right)
    oil on panel
    4 3/8 x 4 1/8 in. (11.1 x 10.5 cm.)


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    Provenance

    J. Monchem, Amsterdam; sale, Frederik Muller & Cie, 30 April 1907, lot 139 (together with pendant, Head of an old peasant).
    with Jacques Goudstikker, Amsterdam, 1920.
    with H. Shickman Gallery, New York, by 1974.
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 21 June 2005, lot 23.


    Literature

    C. Hofstede de Groot, A Catalogue Raisonné..., London, 1910, III, p. 417, no. 904.


    Exhibited

    Amsterdam, Goudstikker Gallery, 1920, no. 53.
    New York, H. Shickman Gallery, Exhibition of Dutch and Flemish Paintings, November 1968.
    Lawrence, Kansas, Spencer Museum of Art, Adriaen van Ostade: Etchings of Peasant Life in Holland's Golden Age, 25 March-14 May 1995, no. 3.