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    Sale 2795

    Old Master Paintings from the Collection of Jacques Goudstikker

    14 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 29

    Follower of Nicolaes Maes

    An old woman standing in a doorway spinning

    Price Realised  


    Follower of Nicolaes Maes
    An old woman standing in a doorway spinning
    oil on panel
    41 x 32 cm.

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    Bottenwieser, Berlin.
    with Jacques Goudstikker, Amsterdam, by 1931.
    Looted by the Nazi authorities, July 1940.
    Recovered by the Allies, 1948.
    in the custody of the Dutch Government.
    Restituted in February 2006 to the heir of Jacques Goudstikker.


    C. Wright, Paintings in Dutch Museums. An Index of Oil Paintings in Public Collections in The Netherlands by Artists born before 1870, London, 1980, p. 250, as manner of Nicolas Maes.
    Old Master Paintings: An illustrated summary catalogue, Rijksdienst Beeldende Kunst (The Netherlandish Office for the Fine Arts), The Hague, 1992, p. 186, no. 1570, illustrated, as manner of Nicolaes Maes. A. Lasius, Quiringh van Brekelenkam, Doornspijk, 1992, p. 168, no. D31, as rejected work by Brekelenkam.