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 €5,000, plus 23.8% of the Hammer Price between €5,001 and €400,000, plus 14.28% of any amount in excess of €400,001. Buyer’s premium is calculated on the basis of each lot individually.
Anonymous sale; Lepke, Berlin, 24 February 1903, lot 83, as J. Verspronck (to Schwerseur?).
Anonymous sale; Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 15 June 1903, lot 53, as Verspronck (FFr. 5,000).
with Pieter de Boer, Amsterdam.
with Schaeffer, Berlin, as Cornelis de Vos.
with Jacques Goudstikker, Amsterdam, by 1931.
Looted by the Nazi authorities, July 1940.
Recovered by the Allies, 1945.
in the custody of the Dutch Government.
Restituted in February 2006 to the heir of Jacques Goudstikker.
E. Greindl, Corneille de Vos. Portraitiste flamand (1584-1651), Brussels, 1944, p. 132, as Cornelis de Vos.
Old Master Paintings: An illustrated summary catalogue, Rijksdienst Beeldende Kunst (The Netherlandish Office for the Fine Arts), The Hague, 1992, p. 90, no. 656, illustrated, as Pieter Dubordieu.
Zwolle, Provinciehuis Overijssel, on loan.