1 - 2 September 1999
Anthonie Palamedesz., called Stevers (1601-1673)
A servant offering a glass of wine to an elegant couple sitting by a table laden with pastries, other company nearby, in an interior
oil on panel
45.9 x 71.8 cm
in a Dutch 17th Century ebonised frame
Anon. Sale, Lepke Berlin, 1 May 1900, lot 168, ill.
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An early work by the artist, to be dated to the early 1630's. Compare to the picture signed and dated 1633 in the Rijksmuseum (P.J.J. van Thiel, All the paintings, etc., 1976, p.434, n0A1906, ill.).
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