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Follower of Gerard ter Borch II
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Follower of Gerard ter Borch II

A milkmaid milking cows in a barn

Details
Follower of Gerard ter Borch II
A milkmaid milking cows in a barn
with monogram 'GTB' (lower left, on the axe)
oil on canvas
22½ x 23½ in. (57.2 x 59.7 cm.)
Provenance
C. Groenix van Zoelen, Rotterdam; sale, Rotterdam, 25 July 1800, lot 82 (72 Florins to van Santen).
H.W.J. Hunter Arundell, Dalawoodie, Dumfries; Christie's, London, 21 November 1913, lot 127, as G. Terburg (920 gns. to Lippmann).
Lt. Col. Wilfred C. Smith, Cash, Stone & Co., 90 Cannon Street; Christie's, London, 20 April 1923, lot 152, as G. Terburg (240 gns. to T. Wand[?]).
M. Kellner, Vienna; sale, Berlin, 3 November 1929, lot 16.
Professor J. Singer, Prague, 1938, and by descent to the present owner.
Literature
C. Hofstede de Groot, A Catalogue Raisonné, etc., V, London and Paris, 1913, pp. 140-1, under no. 463.
S.J. Gudlaugsson, Katalog der Gemälde Gerard Ter Borch, The Hague, 1960, II, p. 94, under no. 74.
Exhibited
Národní Gallery, Prague, on loan, 1992-2007.
Special notice

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Lot Essay

A version of the picture by ter Borch in the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles.

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