GERARD TER BORCH THE YOUNGER (ZWOLLE 1617-1681 DEVENTER)
GERARD TER BORCH THE YOUNGER (ZWOLLE 1617-1681 DEVENTER)
GERARD TER BORCH THE YOUNGER (ZWOLLE 1617-1681 DEVENTER)
GERARD TER BORCH THE YOUNGER (ZWOLLE 1617-1681 DEVENTER)
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GERARD TER BORCH THE YOUNGER (ZWOLLE 1617-1681 DEVENTER)

Three men in a tavern, one taking snuff

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GERARD TER BORCH THE YOUNGER (ZWOLLE 1617-1681 DEVENTER)
Three men in a tavern, one taking snuff
signed with artist's monogram 'GTB' (lower left, on the table)
oil on panel
10 3⁄4 x 8 in. (27.2 x 20.1 cm.)
Provenance
(Possibly) Johan van Sijpesteijn (d. 1693), Utrecht and his widow, Pitronella van Midelcoop (in the posthumous inventory of 26 September 1693, no. 70).
Anonymous sale; The Hague, 24 April 1737, lot 20 (35.5 Florins).
Louis-François de Bourbon, prince de Conti (1717-1776); his sale (†); Nicolas-François-Jacques Boileau, Paris, 15 March 1779, lot 180 (150 francs to the following),
Nicolas-François-Jacques Boileau (1720-1785), Paris.
René Mège de Malmont (1859-1911), Paris.
with Charles Sedelmeyer, Paris, by 1901.
Adolphe Schloss (1842-1910), Paris, inv. no. 254, and by descent to his wife,
Lucie Haas Schloss (1858-1938), and by descent to their children,
Henry, Lucien, Juliette, Marguerite and Raymond Schloss, by whom transferred from Paris to the Château de Chambon, Laguenne, August 1939, from where confiscated on 16 April 1943 and taken via Limoges to CGQJ headquarters, Paris, on 11 August 1943, recovered by Allied forces and restituted to the family 29 November 1946, by whom sold in the following,
Adolphe Schloss; his sale, Charpentier, Paris, 25 May 1949, lot 60 (680,000 francs).
Dr. Hans A. Wetzlar, Amsterdam, by 1952, until 1977, and by descent to the present owners.
Literature
C. Hofstede de Groot, A catalogue raisonné of the works of the most eminent Dutch painters of the seventeenth century, London, 1913, V, pp. 39 and 73, nos. 98a and 198.
C. Sedelmeyer, Catalogue of the Seventh Series of 100 paintings by Old Masters of the Dutch, Flemish, Italian, French and English Schools, Paris, 1901, p. 60, no. 50.
M.J. Friedlaender, Collection Dr. H. Wetzlar Amsterdam, Amsterdam, 1952, p. 21, no. 93.
S.J. Gudlaugsson, Gerard Ter Borch, The Hague, 1959, I, p. 231, no. 69, illustrated.
S. J. Gudlaugsson, Katalog der Gemälde Gerard Ter Borch, The Hague, 1960, II, pp. 89-90, no. 69.
M. Jager, Voorkeuren: een particuliere collectie, Amsterdam, 1985, pp. 20-21, illustrated.
Exhibited
Laren, Singer Museum, Kunstschatten: twee Nederlandse collecties schilderijen uit de vijftiende tot en met de zeventiende eeuw en een collectie oud aardewerk, 14 June-16 Sugust 1959, no. 79.
Münster, Landesmuseum, Gerard ter Borch, 12 May-23 June 1974, no. 70.
Washington, National Gallery of Art; Detroit, Institute of Arts, Gerard ter Borch, 1 November 2004-22 May 2005, no. 15, with catalogue by A.K. Wheelock.
Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, on long-term loan since 2008.
Special Notice

This lot has been imported from outside of the UK for sale and placed under the Temporary Admission regime. Import VAT is payable at 5% on the hammer price. VAT at 20% will be added to the buyer’s premium but will not be shown separately on our invoice.

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