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    Sale 7575

    Old Master and British Pictures

    25 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 15

    Follower of Gerard ter Borch II

    A milkmaid milking cows in a barn

    Price Realised  

    Follower of Gerard ter Borch II
    A milkmaid milking cows in a barn
    with monogram 'GTB' (lower left, on the axe)
    oil on canvas
    22½ x 23½ in. (57.2 x 59.7 cm.)


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    A version of the picture by ter Borch in the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles.

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    Provenance

    C. Groenix van Zoelen, Rotterdam; sale, Rotterdam, 25 July 1800, lot 82 (72 Florins to van Santen).
    H.W.J. Hunter Arundell, Dalawoodie, Dumfries; Christie's, London, 21 November 1913, lot 127, as G. Terburg (920 gns. to Lippmann).
    Lt. Col. Wilfred C. Smith, Cash, Stone & Co., 90 Cannon Street; Christie's, London, 20 April 1923, lot 152, as G. Terburg (240 gns. to T. Wand[?]).
    M. Kellner, Vienna; sale, Berlin, 3 November 1929, lot 16.
    Professor J. Singer, Prague, 1938, and by descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN (LOTS 14 AND 15)


    Literature

    C. Hofstede de Groot, A Catalogue Raisonné, etc., V, London and Paris, 1913, pp. 140-1, under no. 463.
    S.J. Gudlaugsson, Katalog der Gemälde Gerard Ter Borch, The Hague, 1960, II, p. 94, under no. 74.


    Exhibited

    Národní Gallery, Prague, on loan, 1992-2007.