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    Sale 2769

    Old Master Pictures and Drawings

    14 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 55

    Quiringh Gerritsz. van Brekelenkam (Zwammerdam? after 1622-after 1669 Leiden)

    A fishmonger selling her wares to an elegant lady at a stall

    Price Realised  

    Quiringh Gerritsz. van Brekelenkam (Zwammerdam? after 1622-after 1669 Leiden)
    A fishmonger selling her wares to an elegant lady at a stall
    signed with initials 'Q B' (lower left)
    oil on panel
    45.8 x 36.3 cm.


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    Lasius dates this work to circa 1665 (op. cit., p. 136).

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Ph. van der Schley, Amsterdam, 20 March 1764, lot 62.
    Anonymous sale; Ph. van der Schley, Amsterdam, 13 June 1809, lot 17.
    F. Kamermans; A. Lamme, Rotterdam, 3 October 1825, lot 23.
    Charles Scarisbrick; Christie's, London, 10 May 1861, lot 597.
    E.H. Lawrence.
    William Rome; London, 21 December 1907, lot 68.
    A. Wollenberg, Berlin, 1925; Lepke, Berlin, 17 March 1932, lot 196.


    Literature

    A. Lasius, Quiringh van Brekelenkam, Doornspijk, 1992, p. 136, no. 195, plate 61.


    Exhibited

    Berlin, Akademie der Künste, Gemälde alter Meister aus Berliner Besitz, July-August 1925, p. 16, no. 52.