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Attributed to Govert Flinck (Cleves 1615-1660 Amsterdam)
Attributed to Govert Flinck (Cleves 1615-1660 Amsterdam)

A seated woman making pancakes

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Attributed to Govert Flinck (Cleves 1615-1660 Amsterdam)
A seated woman making pancakes
with number '69'
black and white chalk, on grey prepared paper, watermark vase
8 1/8 x 7 in. (20.7 x 18 cm.)
Provenance
E.J. Thomassen à Thuessink van der Hoop van Slochteren, Fraeylemaborg; Beyers, Utrecht, 6-7 October 1971, part of lot 674.
Literature
P. Schatborn, 'Een toeschrijving aan Govaert Flinck', Bulletin van het Rijksmuseum, XXII, 1974, pp. 111-120, no. 11, pl. 10 (as Flinck). P. Schatborn, in De verzameling H. van Leeuwen, exhib. cat., Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum, 1975-76, p. 31, under no. 40 (as Flinck).
Exhibited
Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Paris, Fondation Custodia, and Brussels, Bibliothèque Albert 1er, Le Cabinet d'un Amateur: Dessins flamands et hollandais des XVIe et XVIIe siècles d'une collection privée d'Amsterdam, 1976-77, no. 4, pl. 87 (as 'Maître Anonyme Hollandais vers 1640-1650'; catalogue by J. Giltaij).

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Lot Essay

We are grateful to Peter Schatborn, who feels that the older attribution to Flinck is no longer sustainable given our increased understanding of the artist's work.

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