• Cabinet d'un Amateur Européen auction at Christies

    Sale 7822

    Cabinet d'un Amateur Européen

    9 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 315

    Pieter Codde (Dutch, 1599-1678)

    An elegant company making music in an interior

    Estimate

    Pieter Codde (Dutch, 1599-1678)
    An elegant company making music in an interior
    oil on panel
    12 3/8 x 16 in. (31.4 x 40.8 cm.)


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    Once thought to be by Jacob Duck (sold as 'J. LeDuc' in 1897, to Martin Colnaghi), this picture's attribution to Codde has since been confirmed by Willem van de Wetering, on the basis of photographs.

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    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium


    Provenance

    P. Smidt van Gelder, Amsterdam; sale, Moos, Geneva 7 April 1933, lot 6. Anonymous sale, Christie's London, 11 December 1984, lot 105.
    With Johnny van Haeften, London 1985.
    With Robert Noortman, Maastricht and London.
    Sold Christie's London, 7 July 1995, lot 54.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this lot has been withdrawn from the sale.