Circle of Arnold Boonen (Dordrecht 1669-1729 Amsterdam)
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Circle of Arnold Boonen (Dordrecht 1669-1729 Amsterdam)

A moneylender reading a letter at a table with coins, books and a jewellery box; and A lady feeding a parrot at a window casement

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Circle of Arnold Boonen (Dordrecht 1669-1729 Amsterdam)
A moneylender reading a letter at a table with coins, books and a jewellery box; and A lady feeding a parrot at a window casement
oil on canvas
16½ x 13 in. (41.9 x 33 cm.)
a pair (2)
Provenance
H.R.H. The Duchess of Kent; Christie's, London, 12-14 March 1947, lots 53 and 54, as G. Schalcken (sold for 220 gns. and 169 gns. respectively to Leger).
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 22 October 1982, lot 115, as Godfried Schalcken.
Literature
T. Beherman, Godfried Schalcken, Paris, 1988, nos. 282 & 287, pp. 341 & 343, illustrated (under Attributions Rejetées, as an imitator of Arnold Boonen).
Exhibited
Old and Modern Masters, 1 June 1949 (according to a label on the reverse).
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Sale room notice
We are grateful to Fred Meijer of the RKD for suggesting that these are by Arnold Boonen (Dordrecht 1669-1729 Amsterdam) in full.
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