24 January 2003
Attributed to Adrian van Stalbemt (Antwerp 1580-1662)
Diana and her nymphs bathing
oil on panel
17¼ x 23½ in. (43.8 x 59.6 cm.)
Major C. G. Phillips, sale, Christie's, London, 8 April 1932, lot 142, as Poelenburgh (17 gns. to Houston).
Anon. Sale, Christie's, London, 4 December 1953, lot 167, as Poelenburgh (32 gns. to Marcas).
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In a private communication dated 26 November 2002, Mr. Jan de Maere, having seen digital images, believes the present composition to be by Pieter Gysels.
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