• Old Masters and 19th Century A auction at Christies

    Sale 2840

    Old Masters and 19th Century Art

    13 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 10

    Nicolaes Maes (Dordrecht 1634-1693 Amsterdam)

    Portrait of a girl, three-quarter-length, in a green dress, holding a rose

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Nicolaes Maes (Dordrecht 1634-1693 Amsterdam)
    Portrait of a girl, three-quarter-length, in a green dress, holding a rose
    signed (?) and dated '.N:MAES. 1660' (lower left)
    oil on panel
    74.6 x 59 cm.


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    Provenance

    F.P. Houghton.
    Mrs. Olga Ghorra, New York; Sotheby's, New York, 16 June 1977, lot 207.
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 11 April 1991, lot 44.
    Anonymous sale; Finarte, Rome, 3 December 2009, lot 67, as 'School of Nicolaes Maes'.


    Literature

    W.W. Robinson, The Early Works of Nicolaes Maes, 1653 to 1661, Cambridge, 1996, A-70, ill.
    L. Krempel, Studien zu den datierten Gemälden des Nicolaes Maes (1634-1693), Petersberg, 2000, no. A46, pl. 98.