13 December 2000
Cornelis Cornelisz. van Haarlem (Haarlem 1562-1638)
An Allegory of Temperance
signed with initials and dated 'CH 1625' (lower left); and with old inventory number '227.' (lower right)
oil on panel
11¾ x 173/8 in. (29.8 x 44.2 cm.)
Anon. Sale, Arnold, Frankfurt, 9 June 1990, unnumbered, illustrated p. 47, where acquired by the present owner.
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P.J.J. van Thiel, Cornelis Cornelisz. van Haarlem, 1562-1638, Doornspijk, 1999, p. 375, no. 209, fig. 297.
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