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Circle of Pieter van Laer (Haarlem 1599-1641)

Orpheus charming the animals

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Circle of Pieter van Laer (Haarlem 1599-1641)
Orpheus charming the animals
oil on copper, circular
7 3/8 in. (18.6 cm.) diam.
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Please note that the attribution should read:
Jacob van Staverden (Amersfoort ?1656-1716 Rome)

Please also note the following additional information:

Provenance:
Van Wyngaerdt, Amsterdam, 1893.
V. de Stuers, by 1898, and by descent to
Mme Gatacre-de Stuers, Wiersse Castle, Vorden, until 1965.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 10 December 1975, lot 54 (with The Prodigal Son, a pendant of the same size), as Jan Miel.
with Julius Böhler, Munich, by 1978 (with The Prodigal Son).

Exhibited:
Arnhem, Gemeentemuseum, on loan.

Literature:
T. Kern, Jan Miel (1599-1664), A Flemish Painter in Rome, New Haven, 1978, II, pp. 219-220, no. D77, as Jacob van Staverden.
G. Briganti, L. Trezzani and L. Laureati, The Bamboccianti: The Painters of Everyday Life in Seventeenth Century Rome, Rome, 1983, pp. 337 and 339, fig. 15.4, as Jacob van Staverden.

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