7 December 2007
Abraham van Dijck (Amsterdam 1635/6-1672)
Portrait of a lady, half-length, in a black dress and red shawl, holding a flower
signed and indistinctly dated 'AW dÿck 16..' (AW in monogram, lower left)
oil on canvas
23¾ x 20¼ in. (60.6 x 51.5 cm.)
Anonymous sale; Phillips, London, 6 December 1988, lot 11, as Circle of Willem Drost.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 27 January 2000, lot 55, as Abraham van Dijck.
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In a letter dated 10 November 1999, Professor Werner Sumowski confirmed the attribution to Abraham van Dijck.
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