13 - 14 May 2014
Isaac Fisches (Augsburg 1677-1705)
Susannah and the Elders
signed 'Isaac. Fisches Fecit' (lower right)
oil on canvas
144.7 x 123.3 cm.
with S. Nijstad, The Hague, from 1969 until at least 1973.
Anonymous sale; Lempertz, Cologne, 26 November 1970, lot 58.
Anonymous sale; Paul Brandt, Amsterdam, 18 May 1976, lot 69.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, Amsterdam, 7 November 1978, lot 34.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, Amsterdam, 2 December 1987, lot 49; where acquired by the present owner.
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