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    Sale 2802

    Old Master Pictures

    10 November 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 51

    Paulus Moreelse (Utrecht 1571-1628)

    A young shepherdess holding a bunch of pink roses

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Paulus Moreelse (Utrecht 1571-1628)
    A young shepherdess holding a bunch of pink roses
    signed and dated 'PMoreelse fev 1622,' (PM linked, upper left)
    oil on panel
    36.2 x 27.2 cm.


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    We are grateful to Dr. Eric Domela Nieuwenhuis for confirming the attribution to Moreelse after inspection of the original (verbal communication, 16 September 2008).

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    Provenance

    In the family of the present owners since circa 1910.


    Literature

    Possibly G. Parthey, Deutscher Bildersaal: Verzeichnis der in Deutschland vorhandenen Oelbilder verstorbener Maler aller Schulen, Berlin, 1863-4, II, p. 159, no. 6.
    Possibly C.H. de Jonge, Paulus Moreelse: portret- en genreschilder te Utrecht 1571-1638, Assen, 1938, p. 124, no. 298.
    E. Domela Nieuwenhuis, Paulus Moreelse (1571-1638), Leiden, 2001 (unpublished PHD thesis), p. 562, no. SAH168.