23 January 2004
Nicolaes Maes (Dordrecht 1632-1693 Amsterdam)
Portrait of a nobleman, half-length, wearing a European order
signed and dated 'Maes 1675' (lower right)
oil on canvas, painted as oval
17¼ x 12¼ in. (43.8 x 31.1 cm.)
with Julius H. Weitzer, New York, 1959.
W. F. White (according to label on the reverse).
with Leger Galleries, London , 1973.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 17 January 1986, lot 101.
Wendell Cherry, (+); Sotheby's, New York, 17 January 1992, lot 122, where purchased by the present owner.
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L. Krempel, Nicolaes Maes, Petersberg, 2000, p. 314, no. A155, pl. 237.
(Possibly) Cleveland, Cleveland Museum of Art, lent by W.F. White (according to a label on the reverse).
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