New York, Park Avenue
18 May 1995
Victor Mahu* (d. 1700)
A Peasant Family gathered round an open Hearth in an interior with other figures gaming and drinking nearby
oil on canvas--unframed
22¾ x 27in. (57.8 x 68.7cm.)
Marquis d'Aligre; (+) sale, Simonet, Paris, Nov. 30-Dec 1, 1848.
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The present work may be compared with a signed painting by Mahu, on canvas, (24 x 33in. 61 x 83.8cm.) of a Tavern scene with Card Players, sale, Bonhams, London, July 7, 1994, lot 91.
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