9 July 1999
Attributed to Martin van Cleve I (Antwerp 1527-1581?)
A bride presented with a dowry
oil on panel
16 x 30 in. (42.5 x 77.4 cm.)
Anon. sale, Galerie Giroux, Brussels, 15 December 1930, lots 30-34 (with four other paintings, sold as a series of five), as Martin van Cleve.
Weber, Galerie Fivez, Brussels, 7 July 1926, lot 32, as 'Pieter Breughel the Younger, Le contrat de Mariage'.
Anon. sale, Brussels, Galerie Giroux, 15 December 1930, lot 31, pl. IX. with Galerie Finck, Brussels, from whom purchased by
Charles De Pauw; (+) Sotheby's, London, 9 April 1986, lot 30, as Martin van Cleve (unsold).
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