“ ! ”: Lot is imported from outside the EU. For each Lot the Buyer’s Premium is calculated as 37.75% of the Hammer Price up to a value of €30,000, plus 31.7% of the Hammer Price between €30,001 and €1,200,000, plus 22.02% of any amount in excess of €1,200,000.
Sir Francis Cook, 1st Bt. (1817-1901), Doughty House, Richmond, Surrey, as Adriaen van Ostade, and thence by descent to;
Sir Frederick Lucas Cook, 2nd Bt. (1844-1920), Doughty House Richmond, as Adriaen van Ostade;
Sir Herbert Frederick Cook 3rd Bt. (1868-1939), Doughty House Richmond, as Adriaen van Ostade;
Sir Francis Ferdinand Maurice Cook, 4th Bt. (1907-1978), Doughty House Richmond, as Adriaen van Ostade;
from whom acquired by M.H. Drey, London, 1957, as Adriaen van Ostade.
Prof. Rolf Stödter, Hamburg, His sale; Sotheby's, London, 6 July 1983, lot 104, as Adriaen van Ostade.
with Douwes, Amsterdam, where acquired by Norman and Suzanne Hascoe, United States, in 1983; their sale Sotheby's, New York, 27 January 2011, lot 245 ($71,500).
Abridged Catalogue of the Pictures at Doughty House, Richmond. (Belonging to Sir Frederick Cook, Bart., Visconde de Monserrate), London 1907 & 1914, p. 24, no. 113, as Adriaen van Ostade (and hanging in the Long Gallery).
C. Hofstede de Groot, A Catalogue Raisonné of the works of the Most Eminent Dutch Painters of the Seventeenth Century, III, London, 1910, p. 317, no. 577, as Adriaen van Ostade.
J.O. Kronig, A Catalogue of the Paintings at Doughty House, Richmond & Elsewhere in the Collection of Sir Frederick Cook, Bt., Visconde de Monserrate, Sir Herbert Cook, ed., II: Dutch and Flemish Schools, London, 1914, p. 42. p. 69 no. 303, as Adriaen van Ostade (and hanging in the Long Gallery).
M.W. Brockwell, Abridged Catalogue of the Pictures at Doughty House, Richmond, Surrey, in the Collection of Sir Herbert Cook, Bart., London, 1932, p. 42, no. 303, as Adriaen van Ostade (and hanging in the Long Gallery).
P. Sutton, Old Master Paintings from the Hascoe Collection (exh. cat. Bruce Museum), Greenwich, 2005, p. 14, no. 3, ill. (with incorrect provenance).
London, Art Exhibitions Bureau, Circulating Exhibition on view at Lincoln; Rochdale; Nottingham; Bedford; Middlesborough; Hull; Birkenhead; Sheffield; Bradford; Norwich, Dutch and Flemish Paintings of the seventeenth Century from the Cook Collection, August 1946 - November 1947, no. 33, as Adiaen van Ostade.
Providence, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, on loan 1983-1987;
Greenwhich, Connecticut, Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, Old Master Paintings from the Hascoe Collection, 2 April - 29 May 2005, no. 3.