25 - 26 November 2014
Pieter de Putter (The Hague/Middelburg 1580/1610-1659 Beverwijk)
A barn interior with a seated fisherman smoking and drinking, various fish at his feet
signed 'PDvtw. f' (PD linked, lower right)
oil on panel
49.6 x 71.8 cm.
Anonymous sale; Bangel, Frankfurt, 25 April 1928, lot 170, as H. Sorgh. Anonymous sale; Internationales Kunst- und Auktions-Haus, Berlin, 14 March 1934, lot 93, as H. Sorgh.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, Amsterdam, 7 December 1982, lot 141.
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