27 September 2016,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 365,000
Estimate GBP 100,000 - GBP 150,000
Matthias Stomer (Amersfoort c. 1600-after 1652 Sicily or Northern Italy)
oil on canvas
47 x 33 ¼ in. (119.4 x 81.4 cm.)
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We are grateful to Professor Wayne Franits for confirming the attribution to Stomer on the basis of photographs. For a more detailed note on the artist, see lot 112.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 3 June 1981, lot 63, as 'attributed to Hendrick Van Somer', when purchased by Brian Sewell.
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