4 July 1997
Isaac van Ostade (1621-1649)
Peasants playing Cards in a Barn
oil on panel
15¾ x 20 5/8in. (40 x 52.4cm.)
Anon. Sale, Christie's, 1 Dec. 1978, lot 86 (unsold at £16,000).
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We are grateful to Mr. Willem van de Watering for confirming the attribution from a photograph. He dates it to the 1640s.
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