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Pieter de Hooch (Rotterdam 1629-1684)
Pieter de Hooch (Rotterdam 1629-1684)

A mother and child with a serving woman in an interior, a hallway beyond

Details
Pieter de Hooch (Rotterdam 1629-1684)
A mother and child with a serving woman in an interior, a hallway beyond
signed with monogram 'PH' (lower left)
oil on panel
17 x 15.1/8 in. (43.2 x 38.4 cm.)
Provenance
In an English 19th (?) Century collection, no. 17 (according to an old label on the reverse).
Literature
P.C. Sutton, Pieter de Hooch, Oxford, 1980, no. 17.
M. Kersten et al., catalogue of the exhibition, Delftse Meester, tdgenoten van Vermeer, Stedelk Museum Het Prinsenhof, Delft, 1996, p. 138, fig. 125.
Exhibited
London, Dulwich Picture Gallery, and Hartford, Wadsworth Athenaeum, Pieter de Hooch, 1624-1684, 3 September-15 November 1998, and 17 December 1998 - 27 February, 1999, no. 7 (catalogue by Peter Sutton).

Lot Essay

Sutton dates the present work circa 1657 and states that it is probably one of two works which constitute his earliest treatment of domestic themes.
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