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    Sale 2788

    Old Master Pictures

    6 May 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 56

    Dirk van Hoogstraten (Antwerp 1596-1640 Dordrecht)

    A bearded man reading

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Dirk van Hoogstraten (Antwerp 1596-1640 Dordrecht)
    A bearded man reading
    signed with monogram 'DvH' (upper right)
    oil on panel
    71.4 x 60.9 cm.


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    Dirk van Hoogstraten was the father and first teacher of Rembrandt's pupil Samuel van Hoogstraten. Only two other signed works by the artist are known, one being the Madonna and Child and Saint Anne, dated 1630, in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (inv. no. A1500).

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    Provenance

    Carl Denner, U.S.A.(?).
    with L. Bendix, New York, before 1924.
    with D. Katz, Dieren.
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, Amsterdam, 14 May 2002, lot 39.