3 December 1997
Adriaen Jansz. van Ostade (1610-1685)
Peasants making merry in an Inn
signed and dated 'A ostaden 1634' (lower centre)
oil on inset panel, originally oval
14 7/8 x 19 1/8in. (37.8 x 48.6cm.)
F. Meazza; sale, Milan, 15-23 April 1884.
Comte Grégoire Stroganoff, by 1911.
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A. Munoz, Pièces de choix de la collection du Comte Grégoire Stroganoff, Rome, 1911, II, p. 77, pl. LVIII.
C. Hofstede de Groot, A Catalogue Raisonné etc., III, London, 1910, p.318, no. 581, as dated 1635.
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