6 May 2008
Hendrik Verschuring (Gorkum 1627-1690 Dordrecht)
Soldiers dividing booty in a guardroom interior
oil on canvas
59.7 x 73.4cm.
V. Herzog, Vienna.
with Bachstitz, Berlin.
E. Glückstadt, Copenhagen.
Karoline Moltke; Winkel and Magnussen, Copenhagen, 19 March 1934, lot 171.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 8 December 1995, lot 222.
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C. Hofstede de Groot, A Catalogue Raisonné, etc., London, 1913, V, p. 18, no. 37, as Gerard Ter Borch.
S.J. Gudlaugsson, Gerard Ter Borch, The Hague, 1960, II, p. 277, no. D13.
Dr S.J. Gudlaugsson dates the present picture to the 1650s (op. cit).
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