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Anonymous sale; Nackers, Brussels, 10 December 1970, lot 750.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 9 December 1981, lot 33, when acquired by the family of the present owners.
Please note that the literature for this lot should read as stated below, and not as stated in the sale catalogue:
K. Ertz, Pieter Brueghel der Jüngere (1564-1637/38), Lingen, I, 2000, no. E8*, pp. 70-1, illustrated.
R. Duckwitz, 'The Devil is in the Detail: Pieter Bruegel the Elder's Netherlandish Proverbs and copies after it from the workshop of Pieter Brueghel the Younger', in P. van den Brink, ed., Brueghel Enterprises, Maastricht, 2002, pp. 61, 71 and 79 note 32.
We are grateful to Paul Mitchell Ltd. for the loan of this frame. For further information please contact a member of the department.
Property from a Dutch Private Collection (Lots 5, 6 & 13)
H. Mund, 'Contribution à l'étude de Pierre Breughel le Jeune: une version inconnue de ses ''proverbes flamands'' in Revue des archéologues et historiens d'art de Louvain, IX, 1976, p. 157, notes 4 and 10.
K. Ertz, Pieter Brueghel der Jüngere (1564-1637/38), Lingen, I, 1988/2000, no. E8*, pp. 70-1, illustrated.
R. Duckwitz, catalogue of the exhibition Brueghel Enterprises, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht and Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Brussels, 2002, pp. 59-79, fig 7.