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Hendrick de Valk (active circa 1693)
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Hendrick de Valk (active circa 1693)

'As the old ones sing, so pipe the young ones'

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Hendrick de Valk (active circa 1693)
'As the old ones sing, so pipe the young ones'
signed (strengthened) H De Valk.f centre below
oil on canvas
61.6 x 84.1 cm
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Christie's charge a buyer's premium of 20.825% of the hammer price for lots with values up to NLG 200,000. If the hammer price exceeds the NLG 200,000 then the premium is calculated at 20.825% of the first NLG 200,000 plus 11.9% of any amount in excess of NLG 200,000.

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The composition seems to be inspired by Jan Steen's numerous depictions of the subject.

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