6 November 2002
Circle of Adriaen Jansz. van Ostade (1610-1685)
A beggar standing under a gateway, peasants by a farmhouse beyond
with signature 'Av Ostade' (Av linked, lower right)
oil on panel
29.4 x 22.6 cm.
Edward Solly, London: sale, Foster, London, 22 March 1834, lot 158.
The Hon. Mrs John Ashley, London; (+) Christie's, London, 31 May 1907, lot 46 (210 gns. to the Sackville Gallery).
Anon. Sale, Christie's, London, 12 December 1908, lot 35 (32 gns. to Cohen).
A. de Labrouhe de Laborderie, Paris; sale, Frederik Muller, Amsterdam, 23 May 1922, lot 27 (sold 1,250 guilders).
J. Lek, Brussels: sale, Frederik Muller, Amsterdam, 31 March 1925, lot 66 (sold 1,100 guilders).
Anon. Sale, Frederik Muller, Amsterdam, 23 March 1943, lot 52 (sold 5,200 guilders).
with D. Katz, Dieren.
Anon. Sale, Christie's, Amsterdam, 18 November 1993, lot 120 (sold 32,200 guilders).
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J. Smith, Supplement to the Catalogue Raisonné, etc., IX, London, 1842, p. 102, no. 75.
C. Hofstede de Groot, A Catalogue Raisonné, etc., III, London, 1910, no. 122.
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