• Old Master and 19th Century Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 2829

    Old Master and 19th Century Art

    13 October 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 23

    Circle of Adriaen van Ostade (Haarlem 1610-1685)

    Two peasants smoking in an interior

    Price Realised  

    Circle of Adriaen van Ostade (Haarlem 1610-1685)
    Two peasants smoking in an interior
    oil on panel
    19.1 x 16.2 cm.


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    Provenance

    Duc de Choiseul, Paris; Boileau, Paris, 6 April 1772, lot 44.
    Comte de Merle, Paris; Paillet, Paris, 1 March 1784, lot 68. Johann Georg Wille, Paris; Basan, Paris, 6 December 1784, lot 9.
    with Van Diemen, The Hague, 1923.
    M. Lindenmeyer, Basel, 1923.
    A Swiss collection; Sotheby's, London, 17 November 1982, lot 81.
    Since the 1980s in the collection of the present owner.


    Literature

    J. Smith, A Catalogue Raisonné, etc., 1829, I, p. 121, no. 50.
    C. Hofstede de Groot, A Catalogue Raisonné, etc., 1910, III, p. 218, no. 256.


    Exhibited

    Basel, Kunstverein, Ausstellung von Kunstwerken des 15. bis 18. Jahrhunderts aus Basler Privatbesitz, 15 April-28 May 1928, no. 141, plate XXV.