20 October 2008
A BERLIN (K.P.M.) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, 'THE HERRINGSELLER AND MAID'
Late 19th/20th century, impressed monogram and sceptre mark and cypher, incised 18½ - 15½, signed F. Schmidt.
Finely painted after G. Dou with a fishmongress and a young maiden standing in an archway, vegetables and a barrel of herring before them, identified and dated on the window ledge G. Douw 1651.
19¼ x 16 in. (49 x 40.5 cm.), within a wood frame
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