11 November 1996
Jacob Grimmer (1526-1589)
Travellers by the gateway of a manor house in winter, with a farm and a tavern on a hilltop nearby
oil on panel
53.2 x 67 cm
Anon. Sale, Sotheby's London, 8 December 1993, lot 39, as Jacob Grimmer, with ill.
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The authenticity has been kindly confirmed by R. de Bertier de Sauvigny in a letter dated...... She thinks the staffage could be the work of Gillis Mostaert.
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