• Old Master & 19th Century Pain auction at Christies

    Sale 5860

    Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Watercolours

    11 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 114

    Circle of Matthias Stomer (Amersfoort, nr Utrecht c. 1600-after ?1652 Sicily of Northern Italy)

    An old lady telling beads by candlelight

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Circle of Matthias Stomer (Amersfoort, nr Utrecht c. 1600-after ?1652 Sicily of Northern Italy)
    An old lady telling beads by candlelight
    oil on canvas, octagonal
    24 7/8 x 26¾ in. (63.3 x 67.9 cm.)


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    The present work derives from the painting by Stomer, formerly in the B. Nicolson collection (Benedict Nicolson, Carvaggism in Europe, vol III, no. 1527.)

    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's East, New York, 26 February 1997, lot 18, (where acquired by the present owner).