Adriaen van Ostade (1610-1685)
The Wandering Musicians (B., Holl., G. 38)
etching, circa 1642, on laid paper, without watermark, a very good impression of the rare fourth state (of six), trimmed to or just outside the borderline, in excellent condition
S. 101 x 86 mm.
Walter Francis, 5th Duke of Buccleuch (1806-1884), London and Dalkeith (L. 402); his sale, Christie's, London, 20 April 1887, lot 1670 (£ 0-10 to Lauter).
J. V. Novak (1842-1918), Prague (L. 1949).
Dr. P. Toman (b. 1872), Prague (L. 2401); presumably his sale, R. W. P. de Vries, Amsterdam, 1-3 November 1927.
H. C. Valkema Blouw (born 1883), Bodegraven (L. 2505).