London, South Kensington
22 August 2007
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
After Abraham Bloemaert
Portrait of a boy, half-length, playing a rommelpot
inscribed 'Sier de vasrelavond Sot . Hoort hem singen hene man Comt hier met de Rommelpot . geeft een koekjen in de kan.' (lower centre)
oil on panel
13 x 9 5/8 in. (33 x 24.5 cm.)
Lt. Col. Oreste Pinto; Christie's, London, 3 June 1955, lot 29, as 'Molenaer' (26 gns. to the family of the present owner).
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After the picture in reverse, see Roethlisberger Abraham Bloemaert cat. no. 398.
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