• Old Masters and 19th Century A auction at Christies

    Sale 2840

    Old Masters and 19th Century Art

    13 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 86

    Matthijs Naiveu (Leiden 1647-1726 Amsterdam)

    A quack doctor with a 'comedia dell' arte' figure

    Price Realised  

    Matthijs Naiveu (Leiden 1647-1726 Amsterdam)
    A quack doctor with a 'comedia dell' arte' figure
    oil on canvas
    53.6 x 43.6 cm.


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    We are grateful to Mrs. A-M. Dzidzaria-Kööp, for confirming the attribution after first hand inspection (verbal communication, 23 February 2010).

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    Provenance

    Baroness Braye, thence by descent to Catherine, Countess of Beauchamp, no. 54 (according to a label on the stretcher).