23 - 24 June 2015
Circle of Gillis Mostaert I (Hulst 1528-1598 Antwerp)
An Allegory of Commerce: Peasants seated in front of a view of a town
oil on panel
19.4 cm. diam.
inscribed 'HET COREN SLAET AF T HOUT SCHERP DAT ICK DEN THOL WINNE·SA LICHT DE HANT OFT ICK STEKER DE MOL INNE' (around the edge)
Anonymous sale; Christie's, Amsterdam, 14 November 2007, lot 51, where acquired by the parents of the present owners.
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