Christie’s charges a premium to the buyer on the Hammer Price of each lot sold at the following rates: 29.75% of the Hammer Price of each lot up to and including €20,000, plus 23.8% of the Hammer Price between €20,001 and €800.000, plus 14.28% of any amount in excess of €800.000. Buyer’s premium is calculated on the basis of each lot individually.
J.M. Morpurgo; Christie's, London, 13 April 1923, lot 33, offered together with a portrait of a youth, with coat-of-arms (£33 12sh to Leger).
In possesion of the present family since 1924.
L. Krempel, Studien zu de datierten Gemälden des Nicolaes Maes, Petersberg, 2000, cat. no. 233a, pl. 382, under Not authentic dated works.
Dordrecht, Pictura Dordrecht, Nicolaes Maes, 1 October-19 October 1924, nr. 6.