7 March 2000
After Adriaen van der Werff
Portrait of a girl, standing small half length by a draped ledge, wearing a white chemise with brown silk wrap and bonnet, holding a branch of peaches, a landscape beyond, in a feigned oval cartouche
oil on canvas
38.5 x 46.5 cm
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The original, on canvas, 48 x 38.3 cm, signed and dated 1696, was sold at Christie's Amsterdam, 18 May 1988, lot 21, ill.
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