11 April 2002
Adriaen van de Velde (Amsterdam 1636-1672)
A donkey with a decorated saddle, after Dujardin
signed 'VELDE f'
red chalk, brown ink framing lines
156 x 126 mm.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, Amsterdam, 12 November 1990, lot 136 (to Dreesmann).
Dr Anton C.R. Dreesmann (inventory no. B-131).
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Based on Karel Dujardin's etching of two donkeys published in 1652 (Hollstein VI, 2).
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