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H. Houck, Deventer; sale, Roos, Amsterdam, 7 May 1895, lot 137 (1,125 florins to Preyer).
W.E. Biscoe, Holton Park, Oxfordshire; (+) Christie's, London, 20 June 1896, lot 142 (140 gns. to Sedelmeyer).
with Charles Sedelmeyer, Paris, The fourth series of hundred paintings by Old Masters belonging to the Sedelmeyer family, Paris, 1897, no. 38.
Saurbach collection, Paris, from which confiscated by the Nazi authorities, May 1941.
Appropriated for the collection of Hermann Goering, Karinhall and Berlin (inv. no. 890), until recovered by Allied forces in 1945 and returned to the French authorites (nos. 11356 and 667, 17th shipment from Munich on 25 March 1947).
Restituted to the Sauerbach family on 18 April 1947.
Anonymous sale; Drouot, Paris, 8 December 1948, lot 48 (1,600,000 francs to the father of the present owner).
THE PROPERTY OF THE LATE RENE SMADJA, PARIS (LOTS 21, 25 AND 58)
W. Stechow, Salomon van Ruysdael, Berlin, 1975, p. 90, no. 149.