21 April 2004
Attributed to Quiringh Gerritsz. van Brekelenkam (?Zwammerdam c. 1622-?1669 Leiden)
signed (?) with initials 'QB' (centre right) and inscribed 'VER· ·VAN N DOET DERVEN' (on the sheet on the table)
oil on panel
11¾ x 9½ in. (29.8 x 24.2 cm.)
Anonymous sale; Parke Bernet, New York, 28 April 1949, lot 4.
L.C. Collins, New York, 1946, as 'Quiringh van Brekelenkam'.
Mrs. Salomon van Berg and Mr. Bart van Berg, New York; Sotheby's, London, 25 June 1969, lot 84, as 'Quiringh van Brekelenkam' (to Caretto).
with Giorgio Caretto, Turin, Genre Scenes: Dutch and Flemish Masters of the 17th Century, 27 October-20 November, 1970, as 'Quiringh van Brekelenkam'.
Private Collection, Turin.
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A. Lasius, Quiringh van Brekelenkam, Doornspijk, 1992, p. 165, no. D12, under Rejected attributions.
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Please note that the present lot should read 'Circle of Quiringh Gerritsz. van Brekelenkam', and not as stated in the catalogue.
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