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    Sale 2769

    Old Master Pictures and Drawings

    14 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 178

    Nicolaes Moeyaert (Amsterdam 1592/3-1655)

    Christ and the Woman of Samaria

    Price Realised  

    Nicolaes Moeyaert (Amsterdam 1592/3-1655)
    Christ and the Woman of Samaria
    oil on panel
    49.2 x 71.2 cm.


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    The present lot is accompanied by a letter, dated 30 March 1982 from Dr. Astrid Tümpel, confirming the attribution to Moeyaert on the basis of a photograph.

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    Provenance

    with Bernard Houthakker, Amsterdam, 1975.
    with Schlichte Bergen, Amsterdam, 1977.
    with Andrew Wieg, Amsterdam, circa 1978-89.
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 22 May 1992, lot 155.
    Anonymous sale; Dorotheum, Vienna, 10 June 1997, lot 228.


    Exhibited

    Rotterdam, Kunsthal, Jezus in de Gouden Eeuw, 9 September 2000-7 January 2001, p. 102, illustrated.