Christie's charge a buyer's premium of 20.825% of the hammer price for lots with values up to NLG 200,000. If the hammer price exceeds the NLG 200,000 then the premium is calculated at 20.825% of the first NLG 200,000 plus 11.9% of any amount in excess of NLG 200,000.
Dr H.U. Beck has kindly proposed the following supplementary provenance on the basis of the description in the following catalogue: J. Danser Nijman, sale, Amsterdam 19 March 1798, lot S 12 (fl 36 to Roos). Dr Beck also points out that the present lot was acquired by Meijer Elte in the Goldschmidt sale.